“Device Independent Graphics Software” by Reed, Warner and Bono

  • ©Theodore N. Reed, James (Jim) Warner, and Peter Bono

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Entry Number: 08

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    Device Independent Graphics Software

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    WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

    This tutorial is aimed at managers or technical personnel considering the purchase, adoption, or development of a device-independent computer graphics subroutine package. System programmers or those responsible for installation of a graphics package will benefit from this tutorial. Prior experience in computer programming is desirable. Attendees should have a knowledge of computer graphics hardware and software at the level of Course 1.

    ABSTRACT

    This tutorial will provide attendees with sufficient information to intelligently evaluate. select, or specify a device- independent computer graphics software package appropriate to their needs. Functional capabilities of graphics software will be reviewed and the terminology and concepts of device-independent graphics software will be presented. A partial list of these concepts include: system architectures. interfaces, device-independent coordinate systems, device drivers, multiple device capabilities. and graphic metafiles. Criteria for evaluation and a methodology for selection of device-independent graphics software will be established.


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    Maxine Brown

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    In the collection of Maxine Brown

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