“Characteristics of neuroscience computer graphics displays and a proposed system to generate those displays” by Capowski

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    Characteristics of neuroscience computer graphics displays and a proposed system to generate those displays



    Computer graphics displays in the neurosciences are classified into three categories: anatomical structures, physiological waveforms, and statistical summaries. The capabilities required in a line drawing system to present neuroscience displays are smooth rotation and translation of 3D structures, simple line rejection, orthographic projection, and flexible interactive hard copy capable of drawing dots. The general purpose computer is available to refresh the CRT. A simple graphics processor with the necessary capabilities is defined and its unique features are discussed.


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