Turner Whitted, Jim Kajiya, Erik Ruf, and Ray Bittner
A low-level graphics processor is assembled from a collection of hardwired functions of screen coordinates embedded directly in the display. Configuration of these functions is controlled by a buffer containing parameters delivered to the processor on-the-fly during
display scan. The processor is modular and scalable in keeping with the demands of large, high resolution displays.
In Proceedings of the Conference on High Performance Graphics 2009
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery, Inc.
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