Realism and Computer-Integrated Manufacture

  • Paul Brown

Abstract

The basic algorithms for representing synthetic scenes with high degrees of realism are now well developed and generally available. Very high-performance, low-cost computer systems are already on the market. It is now possible for end-users to produce sophisticated images that even two years ago could have been made only by a team of highly trained specialists with access to major computer power. In this paper I predict that one consequence of this revolution will be an expanded definition of the term computer-integrated manufacture (CIM). In particular, the graphic arts systems will become on-line workstations. This will allow pre-production processes like financing and post-production activities like promotion, marketing and training to become users of a single integrated database.

Keywords

Chrome Marketing Convolution Refraction 

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