Advanced Graphics Programming Using OpenGL, First Edition (The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Computer Graphics)
Tom McReynoldsISBN: 1558606599;
Book DescriptionToday truly useful and interactive graphics are available on affordable computers. While hardware progress has been impressive, widespread gains in software expertise has come more slowly. Information about advanced techniquesbeyond thoselearned in introductory computer graphics textsis not as easy to come by as inexpensive hardware. This book brings the graphics programmer beyond the basics and introduces them to advanced knowledge that is hard to obtain outside of an intensive CG work environment. The book is about graphics techniquesthose that dont require esoteric hardware or custom graphics librariesthat are written in a comprehensible style and do useful things. It covers graphics that are not covered well in your old graphics textbook. But it also goes further, teaching you how to apply those techniques in real world applications, filling real world needs. ·Emphasizes the algorithmic side of computer graphics, with a practical application...
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