Undergraduate Topics in Computer Science

Introduction to Computer Graphics

Using Java 2D and 3D

Authors: Klawonn, Frank

  • Revised, expanded and updated new edition
  • Integrates both technical background and theory with practical examples and applications throughout
  • Focuses on Java 3D (and 2D)
  • Additional exercises, solutions, example programs, slides for lecturers and links to select websites can be found on a complementary website for this book
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About this Textbook

This book is an essential tool for second-year undergraduate students and above, providing clear and concise explanations of the basic concepts of computer graphics, and enabling the reader to immediately implement these concepts in Java 2D and/or 3D with only elementary knowledge of the programming language. Features: provides an ideal, self-contained introduction to computer graphics, with theory and practice presented in integrated combination; presents a practical guide to basic computer graphics programming using Java 2D and 3D; includes new and expanded content on the integration of text in 3D, particle systems, billboard behaviours, dynamic surfaces, the concept of level of detail, and the use of functions of two variables for surface modelling; contains many pedagogical tools, including numerous easy-to-understand example programs and end-of-chapter exercises; supplies useful supplementary material, including additional exercises, solutions, and program examples, at an associated website.

About the authors

Dr. Frank Klawonn is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Head of the Data Analysis and Pattern Recognition Laboratory at Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences, Germany. He is also Head of the Bioinformatics and Statistics group at the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig, Germany. He is a co-author of the Springer textbook Guide to Intelligent Data Analysis.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Introduction to Computer Graphics
Book Subtitle
Using Java 2D and 3D
Authors
Series Title
Undergraduate Topics in Computer Science
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag London
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag London Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-4471-2733-8
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4471-2733-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4471-2732-1
Series ISSN
1863-7310
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XVIII, 253
Number of Illustrations and Tables
142 b/w illustrations
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