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Issue No.06 - September (1983 vol.3)
pp: 27-41
George Carson , GSC Associates
Specification techniques for computer graphics systems should emulate those employed in the specification of computer communication protocols and software systems, not the specification of programming languages.
George Carson, "The Specification of Computer Graphics Systems", IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol.3, no. 6, pp. 27-41, September 1983, doi:10.1109/MCG.1983.263212
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27. George S.Carson, Computers and Graphics , to appear
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