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Auto-Adaptive Step Straight-Line Algorithm
September/October 2000 (vol. 20 no. 5)
pp. 67-69
The drawing of straight lines remains a major field in computer graphics. Research tends to speed up the computations. In this article we analyze the most recent class of algorithms (the N-step). Each N-step algorithm suffers from a major flaw: the choice of N is made once and for all the lines. This article presents a new algorithm that chooses the N value automatically. The analysis and benchmarks prove that the new algorithm is at least two times faster than the fastest existing one.

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Index Terms:
[Computer Graphics] Line Approximation, Algorithms, Picture/Image Generation, Incremental Curve Generation, Line Generators.
Citation:
Vincent Boyer, Jean-Jacques Bourdin, "Auto-Adaptive Step Straight-Line Algorithm," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 20, no. 5, pp. 67-69, Sept.-Oct. 2000, doi:10.1109/38.865882
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