rasterization


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rasterization

[‚ras·tə·rə′zā·shən]
(computer science)
The conversion of graphics objects composed of vectors or line segments into dots for transmission to raster graphics displays and to dot matrix and laser printers.
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However, there is improvement on the boo-marking skills, rasterization and web linking skills of the librarians from 50% to 75%, 45% to 60% and 70% to 75% respectively.
Despite those convenient features, we cannot use BrookGPU because it does not support triangular rasterization, which is key to exploiting the structure of symmetric or triangular matrices.
The Wildcat II 5110's breakthrough dual-pipeline architecture includes a new highly tuned geometry accelerator, along with a new rasterization engine and bus interface chipset for use with the latest AGP Pro 4X systems.
Both new boards use 3Dlabs' new generation GLINT R4 128-bit rasterization processor, specifically optimized to deliver enhanced workstation application performance with double the small primitive throughput of the previous generation GLINT R3.
This phenomenal advance in performance is made possible by Wildcat's latest chipset for geometry and rasterization, with enhancements that enable maximum professional graphics performance at competitive prices.
a peek into a pagination database to check on page rasterization (as at ANG Newspapers, Hayward, Calif.
The vector contours are then "rasterized" using the rasterization routine available with most raster GIS packages.
This flexible programmability and the ability to take advantage of available developers, software and design tools give programmers the freedom to realize the benefits of fully programmable rendering and thus easily implement a variety of 3-D graphics pipelines such as rasterization, volumetric rendering or ray tracing.
load method can be used to load CAD drawings, CadRasterizationOptions can be used to set vector rasterization options, ImageOptionsBase can be used to set image options and com.
By combining two 3Dlabs GLINT R3 rasterization engines with the GLINT Gamma=AE G2 second generation geometry processor on a single slot AGP card, Oxygen GVX210 uses a high-speed 256-bit memory bus, 64MB of on-board memory, 256MB of Virtual Textures and full OpenGL 1.
Errors at this stage include line generalization (simplification), rasterization (conversion of digitized lines to grid cells), and overlay mapping (map algebra).
Jon Peddie Research will host a distinguished panel of industry experts to share their insights to what 2009 promises for ray tracing and rasterization at an exclusive press-only luncheon on Wednesday, August 13, at the Palm Restaurant in Los Angeles during SIGGRAPH 2008.