❖ Computer Graphics involves display, manipulation and storage of pictures and experimental data for
proper visualization using a computer.
❖ Computer graphics is responsible for displaying art and image data effectively and meaningfully to the
user, and processing image data received from the physical world.
❖ Typically, Graphics system comprises of a host computer with a support of a fast processor, large memory
frame buffer and
➢ Display devices (Colour Monitors)
➢ Input devices (mouse, keyboard, joystick, etc.)
➢ Output devices (LCD Panels, Laser Printers, Plotters, etc.)
➢ Interfacing devices (TV Interface, Video I/O)
CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK FOR INTERACTIVE COMPUTER GRAPHICS
ADVANTAGES OF COMPUTER GRAPHICS
✓ Easy communication between user and computer.
✓ Improves understanding of complex systems.
✓ Compact way to represent the information.
DISADVANTAGES OF COMPUTER GRAPHICS
Creation is Time consuming.
Costly to create effective computer graphics system.
Not easy to create effective computer graphics.
TYPES OF COMPUTER GRAPHICS
1. Interactive / Active Computer Graphics
2. Non-Interactive / Passive Computer Graphics