Computer Graphics
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Computer Graphics

Test your knowledge of computer graphics history, software, and hardware with this quiz! Learn about the evolution of computer graphics, explore popular software like Blender, and discover the hardware needed for modeling and rendering. Perfect for tech enthusiasts and aspiring digital artists.

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Questions and Answers

Which software is used for modeling and rendering in computer graphics?

Blender

What was Ivan Sutherland's contribution to computer graphics?

He developed the first wireframe graphics

What type of environment is the animation of the sun intended for?

Indoor environment

Which era of computer graphics saw the use of strip charts and pen plotters?

<p>1950-1960</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why was the cost of refresh for CRT displays considered too high?

<p>The displays consumed too much power</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which field deals with creating images using a computer?

<p>Computer graphics</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which software is built on top of OpenGL for modeling and rendering?

<p>Blender</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which hardware component is required for modeling and rendering in computer graphics?

<p>Graphics card</p> Signup and view all the answers

During which era of computer graphics were wireframe representations used?

<p>1960-1970</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was the main drawback of CRT displays in the early days of computer graphics?

<p>High cost of refresh</p> Signup and view all the answers

Study Notes

Computer Graphics Fundamentals

  • Computer graphics involves modeling and rendering using software such as OpenGL.
  • Ivan Sutherland's contribution to computer graphics was the development of Sketchpad, a pioneering computer-aided design system.

Historical Development

  • The early era of computer graphics saw the use of strip charts and pen plotters.
  • Wireframe representations were used during the 1960s and 1970s.
  • The use of CRT (Cathode Ray Tube) displays was limited due to the high cost of refresh, which was considered too high.

Hardware and Software Requirements

  • A graphics card is a required hardware component for modeling and rendering in computer graphics.
  • Blender is a software built on top of OpenGL for modeling and rendering.

Animation and Applications

  • The animation of the sun is intended for a virtual environment.
  • Computer-generated imagery (CGI) is a field that deals with creating images using a computer.

Display Technology

  • The main drawback of CRT displays in the early days of computer graphics was the high cost of refresh, which limited their use.

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