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Display Architecture for VLSI -based Graphics Workstations [article]

P. J. W. Ten Hagen, A. A.M. Kujik, C. G. Trienekens
1986 Proceedings of the ACM SIGGRAPH/EUROGRAPHICS conference on Graphics hardware - HWWS '04  
At present, two popular development areas in computer graphics are improvement ofinteraction behaviour and more realistic graphics.The architecture for a high quality interactive workstation proposed in  ...  effects, are done on the workstation itself.  ...  CoNCLUSION In conventional raster graphic display architectures, the frame buffer update is one of the most serious bottlenecks for interactive 3D visualisation.  ... 
doi:10.2312/eggh/eggh86/003-016 fatcat:4qmimaihivakphllydqoofgyby

A VLSI Design Strategy for Graphics [article]

AD. Nimmo, P.F. Lister, R.L. Grimsdale
1988 Proceedings of the ACM SIGGRAPH/EUROGRAPHICS conference on Graphics hardware - HWWS '04  
at Sussex University intended 10 lead to a more complete VLSI Design Strategy.  ...  Using ECAD packages provided by Mentor Graphics. In particular. it focuses on the use of Behavioural simulation tools and includes a worked example.  ...  workstation displays and coprocessors.  ... 
doi:10.2312/eggh/eggh88/003-017 fatcat:wgyam5ftfjfolfqetwhj4ktyea

Selective Update

1984 IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications  
Most are running their stations on 32-bit architectures. Personal-computer-based stations. Workstation capability is moving down to the personal computer level.  ...  Versatec exhibited its Expert engineering workstations, which are based on the Xerox 8010 professional workstation. Versatec adds software for engineering design.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mcg.1984.276119 fatcat:mhdmybcrife5vixflcvhm6xpe4

Engineering Workstations

1984 IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications  
The fourth article, by Randy Nickel, describes the pipelined architecture and VLSI hardware of one of a new generation of workstations designed for demanding engineering and science applications.  ...  For the economists, as for engineers, the key to usability of the workstation is its graphics-oriented user interface.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mcg.1984.276101 fatcat:n6drqyiw5jdcza33fasflp6esu

New Products

Carl Machover, John Dill
1987 IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications  
Display-list capacity, based on the standard configuration with 4M bytes of RAM, can be expanded to 12M bytes. Architecture can be upgraded, allowing configuration changes for future needs.  ...  The board uses VLSI graphics components. The graphics processing chip is a general-purpose processor optimized for graphics and rated at 4 MIPS.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mcg.1987.276850 fatcat:uh25efdtive2lictx77ort6ymm

Page 2 of Hewlett-Packard Journal Vol. 35, Issue 5 [page]

1984 Hewlett-Packard Journal  
Color Graphics Display for an Engineering Workstation, by Daniel G.  ...  Schmidt This display has performance appropriate for HP’s latest desktop computer, yet retains compati- bility with graphics software developed on earlier computers.  ... 

Towards a 3-D Graphics Workstation [article]

Arie Kaufmann
1986 Proceedings of the ACM SIGGRAPH/EUROGRAPHICS conference on Graphics hardware - HWWS '04  
A voxel-map based architecture which lays the foundations for a 3-D graphics workstation,called the CUBE Workstation, is presented.  ...  a 9-D Frame-BufferProcessor which manipulates the voxel-based images and controls interaction, and a 9-DViewing Processor which projects the images on a 2-D monitor.  ...  The initial steps of the this research were supported by the National Council for Research and Development, Israel,. The assistance of Reuven Bakalash in this project is greatly appreciated.  ... 
doi:10.2312/eggh/eggh86/017-026 fatcat:7mrmuehy5jfzjfov6mgbziporq


Norman I. Badler, Ingrid Carlbom
1984 Eurographics State of the Art Reports  
Within hardware we examine workstations, personal graphics systems, high performance systems, and low level VLSI chips; within software, standards and interactive system design; within algorithms, visible  ...  We briefly survey the major thrusts of computer graphics activities, examining trends and topics rather than offering a comprehensive survey of all that is happening.  ...  The authors would like to thank Ron Benvenutti at Schlumberger-Doll Research for his help with the section on personal graphics. Refereace8  ... 
doi:10.2312/eg.19841014 fatcat:orfctp5tjfgh5e36pqp4syglw4

The CUBE workstation —a 3-D voxel-based graphics environment

Arie Kaufman
1988 The Visual Computer  
The CUBE workstation is a 3-D versatile graphics system centered around a large cubic frame-buffer of voxels.  ...  A softwarebased prototype has been integrated on a SUN workstation with a 6-D Polhemus input device.  ...  he CUBE Workstation, first conceived in (Kaufman 1987a) , is based upon the 3-D CUBE Architecture (Kaufman and Bakalash 1985) , (Kaufman and Bakalash 1988b) , which is a graphics architecture for loading  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf01887593 fatcat:avrqx37pyfc3dgshimrt5tdtsa

Page 24 of Hewlett-Packard Journal Vol. 37, Issue 12 [page]

1986 Hewlett-Packard Journal  
Mati High-Performance SPU for a Modular Workstation Family, Jonathan ]. Rubinstein Custom VLSI Circuits for Series 300 Graphics, James A. Brokish, David J. Hodge, and Richard E.  ...  Sontag A UNIX System V Compatible Implementation of 4.2BSD Job Control Decreasing Real-Time Process Dispatch Latency Through Kernel Preemption Data Base Management for HP Precision Architecture Computers  ... 

A Multi-Processor Workstationwith a Logic-Enhanced Distributed Frame Buffer [article]

Frederik W. Jansen
1987 Proceedings of the ACM SIGGRAPH/EUROGRAPHICS conference on Graphics hardware - HWWS '04  
A graphics workstation should offer both a wide variety of 20 and 3D realtime display functions as well as a programmable parallel-processing capacity for large processing tasks.  ...  A system concept is proposed that meets these requirements by offering a multi-processor configuration with general-purpose programmable processors, enhanced with specific logic that can perform for each  ...  Requirements for a 3D-CAD workstation. The performance of a CAD workstation is largely dependent on the hardware support for interactive graphics and visualisation of 3D objects.  ... 
doi:10.2312/eggh/eggh87/229-238 fatcat:y2abwxcq75afxcqmkxz2k52tny

Computer Workstations

1986 IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications  
Graphics is so integral to these workstations and applications that the term graphics workstation is redundant. recognized that workstations are rapidly becoming a sizable segment of the computer business  ...  The aim of their professional workstation-a network of single-user Unix stations for such intensive graphics applications as CADis both user productivity and ease of application devel-  ...  Spiers discusses a topic central to graphics workstations: the GKS Standard and the implementation and application of workstations based on this graphics standard.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mcg.1986.276787 fatcat:ghlrf634zzdgzpmypcutawrf6y

Experience with a Difference Engine for Graphics [article]

A.A.M. Kuijk, E.H. Blake, E.H. Steffens
1994 Eurographics Workshop on Graphics Hardware  
"The prototype of a novel raster graphics architecture has now become operational. The display hardware can be regarded as a very fast difference engine that works in two-dimensions.  ...  We believe there are significant lessons here for graphics researchers who might want to develop their own systems."  ...  We also acknowledge Patric Marais (guest researcher from the University of Capetown) for his work with respect to wavelet-based image recon struction.  ... 
doi:10.2312/eggh/eggh94/036-047 dblp:conf/egh/KuijkBS94 fatcat:rcuwrmg4mfdhjjd24ncfnfluva

Viewing and Rendering Processor for a Volume Visualization System [chapter]

A. Kaufman, R. Bakalash, D. Cohen
1991 Advances in Computer Graphics Hardware IV  
This processor is a component of the Cube architecture, developed primarily for volume visualiza.tion.  ...  Currently, a VLSI version of the prototype is being tested.  ...  Introduction The Cube Architecture IS] is a versatile voxel-based architecture for three dimensional (3D) volumetric graphics.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-76298-7_9 fatcat:blpiig62sfamjdhyagsudwmjeu

An Architecture for Interactive Raster Graphics [article]

A.A.M. Kuijk, E.H. Blake, P.J.W. Ten Hagen
1992 Eurographics Workshop on Graphics Hardware  
A radical reappraisal of the 3-D Interactive raster graphics pipeline has resulted In an experimentalarchitecture for a workstation which is currently being evaluated at the CWI.  ...  The principal features of thisarchitecture are that It:- concentrates exclusively on real-time interactive 3-D graphics (initially for CAD).- uses object space rather than Image space methods where possible  ...  for an interactive workstation.  ... 
doi:10.2312/eggh/eggh92/001-011 dblp:conf/egh/KuijkBH92 fatcat:sgx5egi5jjdfbc54zv5cxbi6ie
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