1 - Elementary Concepts.- 2 - Applied Geometry.- 3 - Geometrical Transformations.- 4 - Classic 2D Algorithms.- 5 - Perspective and 3D Data Structure.- 6 - Hiddden-Line and Hidden-Face Removal.- 7 - Color, Texture, and Shading.- 8 - Fractals.- Appendix A - Interpolation of 1/z.- Appendix B - Class Obj3D.- Appendix C - Hidden-Line Tests and Implementation.- Appendix D - Several 3D Objects.- Appendix E - Hints and Solutions to Exercises.- Bibliography.- Index.
Leen Ammeraal received his MSc degree in mathematics in 1971 at
Delft University of Technology while working as a programmer and
technical mathematician in industry since 1960. He did research on
the development of compilers at the Mathematical Centre in
Amsterdam from 1972 until 1977. He then joined Hogeschool Utrecht
to teach mathematics and computer science until his retirement in
1998. He has written 14 books in Dutch and 12 in English on
programming and computer graphics. The latter books were published
by Wiley and translated into nine other languages. After his
retirement he developed and published several applications for
Android devices. His home page is at
Kang Zhang is Professor and Director of Visual Computing Lab, Department of Computer Science at the University of Texas at Dallas. He received his B.Eng. in Computer Engineering from University of Electronic Science and Technology of China in 1982, Ph.D. from the University of Brighton, UK, in 1990, and Executive MBA from the University of Texas at Dallas in 2011. Prior to joining UT-Dallas, he held academic positions in the UK, Australia, and China, and taught many undergraduate and graduate classes for over 26 years. Dr. Zhang's current research interests include visual languages, aesthetic computing, generative art, and software engineering; and has published over 250 papers in these areas. He has authored and edited six books. Dr Zhang is on the Editorial Boards of Journal of Big Data, The Visual Computer, Journal of Visual Languages and Computing, International Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, and International Journal of Advanced Intelligence. His home page is at www.utdallas.edu/~kzhang.