“A Graphics Operating System” by Koenigsberg, Meads, Shaw, Thanhouser and Vollum

  • ©Lawrence Koenigsberg, Jon A. Meads, John Shaw, Ned Thanhouser, and Steven Vollum




    A Graphics Operating System


Session Title: Potpourri Session



    Stand alone graphic systems and time-shared graphics provide different benefits to a user. The same is true of refresh graphics and storage displays. An operating system is described which supports these combined modes through the integration of graphics into the operating system. Realization of the role of the system, generality, and flexibility were the major factors in the development of the system. The result is a computer graphic system providing high-level interactive graphics at a relatively low cost.


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