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Computer Generation of Shaded Images of Solids and Surfaces

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Saxton,  W. O.
Baumeister, Wolfgang / Molecular Structural Biology, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Max Planck Society;

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Saxton, W. O. (1985). Computer Generation of Shaded Images of Solids and Surfaces. Ultramicroscopy, 16(3-4), 387-394.


Cite as: http://hdl.handle.net/11858/00-001M-0000-0010-7504-B
Abstract
An algorithm is described for the computer generation of realistic pictures, from any direction, of a solid object initially specified by a three-dimensional array of density values suitably thresholded; slightly modified, the algorithm can also be used to produce directly comparable pictures of a solid surface specified by a two-dimensional array of height values.