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Vignettes of Sweden's Computer Graphics History
January-March 2008 (vol. 30 no. 1)
pp. 50-58
Thomas Larsson, Mälardalen University, Sweden
This article recounts selected historical events in the computer graphics field in Sweden, ranging from hardware construction to human-computer interaction. Particularly noteworthy are the industrial developments of semigraphical interfaces for improved man-machine communication, and the patented invention of a color graphics system by Håkan Lans, which gave rise to several court cases.

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Index Terms:
computers, graphics, history, plotter, interface, design, research, teaching, Sweden
Citation:
Thomas Larsson, Ulf Stenlund, "Vignettes of Sweden's Computer Graphics History," IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 30, no. 1, pp. 50-58, Jan.-March 2008, doi:10.1109/MAHC.2008.16
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