Using this Dictionary.- Dictionary of Computer Graphics Technology and Applications.- Word List.- Acknowledgments.
Superblack, supercase, supercomputer, supersonic, superimpose, superquadric (including superellipsoid), superred (and the supergreen and superblue superprimaries), supersampling, supershift, superuser, Super VGA, Super VHS, and superwhite are just a few of the words that make the language of computer graphics. The Dictionary of Computer Graphics Technology and Applications guides novices and specialists alike through the maze of terminology surrounding one of the most exciting growth areas of computers. This dictionary covers the software, hardware, and applications of computer graphics. It contains hundreds of terms not found elsewhere, aiding specialists with the jargon of unfamiliar applications areas and allied technologies. Definitions are clear and concise, with special attention given to alternate spellings and meanings. Acronyms are decoded, and pronunciation of the seemingly unpronounceable is given, from NAPLPS (nap-lips) to WYSIWYG (whizzy-wig).
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