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Issue No. 08 - August (1986 vol. 6)
ISSN: 0272-1716
pp: 42-49
Richard Puk , Puk Consulting Services
John McConnell , Digital Equipment Corp.
ABSTRACT
The three-dimensional Graphical Kernel System is designed to provide a basic set of 3D function with hooks for incorporating hidden-line/hidden-surface removal. Every attempt has been made to ensure full compatibility with GKS so that programs can run unmodified in the GKS-3D environment. For effective operation in a 3D environment, GKS-3D provides a full set of viewing operations that can support not only the widely known synthetic camera model but also special viewing models tailored to the application.
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CITATION

J. McConnell and R. Puk, "GKS-3D: A Three-Dimensional Extension to the Graphical Kernel System," in IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 6, no. , pp. 42-49, 1986.
doi:10.1109/MCG.1986.276768
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