Über den Autor
Theoharis Theoharis, Associate Professor, University of Athens, Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Houston, TX. Georgios Papaioannou, Lecturer, Athens University of Economics and Business, Virtual Reality Systems Engineer, Virtual Reality Department, Foundation of the Hellenic World. Nicholas M. Patrikalakis, Kawasaki Professor of Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Nikolaos Platis, Associate Lecturer, University of Peloponnese, Greece, Research Fellow, Computer Graphics Lab, University of Athens, Greece.
This book is a comprehensive introduction to visual computing, dealing with the modeling and synthesis of visual data by means of computers. What sets this book apart from other computer graphics texts is the integrated coverage of computer graphics and visualization topics, including important techniques such as subdivision and multi-resolution modeling, scene graphs, shadow generation, ambient occlusion, and scalar and vector data visualization. Students and practitioners will benefit from the comprehensive coverage of the principles that are the basic tools of their trade, from fundamental computer graphics and classic visualization techniques to advanced topics.