Some articles on visible surface determination, surface:
... independent spatial search structure was emphasized, with applications to visible surface determination ... This was the first demonstration of real-time visible surface determination using BSP trees ... a surface based-representation ...
Famous quotes containing the words visible and/or surface:
“When we consider the vast distance of the known and visible parts of the world, and the reasons we have to think, that what lies within our ken is but a small part of the universe, we shall then discover an huge abyss of ignorance.”
—John Locke (16321704)
“The surface of the earth is soft and impressible by the feet of men; and so with the paths which the mind travels. How worn and dusty, then, must be the highways of the world, how deep the ruts of tradition and conformity!”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)