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Issue No.01 - January (1986 vol.6)
pp: 26-31
John Staudhammer , University of Florida
ABSTRACT
This paper details a scheme for producing display images of atomic models. The scheme relies on a combination of a restricted atomic model, specialized sorting for visibility, and dedicated hardware to produce icons. Building such an imaging device became possible due to sharply decreasing costs of off-the-shelf memory chips and related support hardware. The device is a test bed for understanding the display procedure necessary for this task;insight gained from operation of the device is leading to guides for a reimplementation in dedicated bit-slice technology and specialized VLSI devices.
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CITATION
John Staudhammer, "Display of Molecular Models with Interactive Graphics", IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol.6, no. 1, pp. 26-31, January 1986, doi:10.1109/MCG.1986.276608
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