“The shaded surface display of large molecules” by Porter

  • ©Thomas (Tom) K. Porter

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    The shaded surface display of large molecules

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    The complexity of computer generated images is often restricted by the storage requirements of the data and the processing time in keeping it sorted. A method is presented which alleviates the burden of storing and sorting for one previously published hidden surface algorithm.

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