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Title: Components of the visual computer: A review of relevant technologies
Authors: Singh, G. 
Chignell, M.H.
Keywords: Direct-manipulation
Program visualization
Scientific visualization
Virtual reality
Visual programming
Issue Date: Mar-1992
Source: Singh, G.,Chignell, M.H. (1992-03). Components of the visual computer: A review of relevant technologies. The Visual Computer 9 (3) : 115-142. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Visual computing emhpasizes visibility of information of interest and direct manipulation of visible information. It has become a dominant style of computing in recent years. In this paper, we review three major technologies that provide a platform for visual computing. These technologies reflect the needs of various people who use visual computers: programmers, end users, and scientists. We begin with a discussion of important developments in visual programming and follow with discussions of visual interfaces and visualization. We conclude with a summary of visual computing's current status and identify critical areas of research that should be emphasized in future work. © 1992 Springer-Verlag.
Source Title: The Visual Computer
ISSN: 01782789
DOI: 10.1007/BF01902552
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