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Published by Support Initiative for Multimedia Applications in [Loughborough] .
Written in English


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At head of cover title: Advisory Group on Computer Graphics.

SeriesSIMA report series -- no.19
ContributionsSupport Initiative for Multimedia Applications., Advisory Group on Computer Graphics.
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Open LibraryOL17310032M

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