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Graphical Operations In A Hierarchical Parallel Computer
Author(s): Steven L. Tanimoto
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Paper Abstract

Parallel processing is commonly applied in image analysis but is relatively uncommon in graphics. An approach to graphical operations employing a pyramid machine architecture is presented which permits certain kinds of geometric figures to be rendered very rapidly. In addition to conventional lines and circles in a discrete space, methods for plotting pyramidal lines and spheres are presented. The graphical complexity of images and the stylization of images are also discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 January 1985
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0521, Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision, (17 January 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.946180
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Steven L. Tanimoto, University of Washington (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0521:
Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision
David P. Casasent; Ernest L. Hall, Editor(s)

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