IBM Visualization Data Explorer User's Guide

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Related Publications and Sources

IBM Publications

Non-IBM Publications

The following treat various aspects of computer graphics and visualization:

Adobe Systems Incorporated, PostScript Language Reference Manual, 2nd Ed., Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Massachusetts, 1990.

Aldus Corporation and Microsoft Corporation, Tag Image File Format Specification, Revision 5.0, Aldus Corporation, Washington, 1988.

Arvo, Jim, ed., Graphics Gems II, Academic Press, Inc., Boston, Massachusetts, 1991.

Foley, J.D., van Dam, A., Feiner, S.K., Hughes, J.F., Computer Graphics: Principles and Practice, Addison-Wesley Publishing Company; Massachusetts, 1990.

Friedhoff, Richard M., and Benzon, William, Visualization: The Second Computer Revolution, New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1989.

Glassner, Andrew, ed., Graphics Gems, Academic Press, Inc., Boston, Massachusetts, 1990.

Hill, F.S., Jr., Computer Graphics. Macmillan Publishing Company, New York, 1990.

Kirk, David, ed., Graphics Gems III, Academic Press, Inc., Boston, Massachusetts, 1992.

Robin, Harry, The Scientific Image: from cave to computer, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, 1992.

Rogers, David F., Procedural Elements for Computer Graphics, McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1985.

Rogers, David F. and Adams, J.Alan, Mathematical Elements for Computer Graphics, 2nd Ed., New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1990.

SIGGRAPH Conference Proceedings, Association for Computing Machinery, Inc.: A Publication of ACM SIGGRAPH, New York, various years.

Tufte, Edward, The Visual Display of Quantitative Information, Graphics Press, Cheshire, Connecticut, 1983.

Other sources of information

For additional ideas, consult the "DX Repository," available through anonymous FTP ( in directory pub/Data.Explorer), and gopher ( port 70). This public software resource includes information and visual programs contributed by Data Explorer users from around the world. We encourage you to contribute your innovations and ideas to the Repository, in the form of new modules, macros, visual programs, and tips and tricks you discover as you learn and master Data Explorer.

On the Internet, the newsgroup is used by customers around the word to share information and ask questions. This newsgroup is also followed by Data Explorer developers.

If you have access to the World Wide Web, you can find the Data Explorer home page at

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