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Issue No.01 - January-March (2008 vol.30)
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.
computers, graphics, history, plotter, interface, design, research, teaching, Sweden
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, January-March 2008, doi:10.1109/MAHC.2008.16
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