04700181 is referenced by 68 patents and cites 18 patents.

A system for the storage, retrieval and manipulation of data for producing a display, in which inter alia, color availability is in the form of appropriately pre-selected palettes, three-dimensional or planar objects are composed of patterns or elements which are individually stored, the display image is made up in buffers which alternate as construction and display buffers by data accessed in memory by lists linking them in ascending order of visible priority, the data then being written into the buffers, the nature of the data storage varying in predetermined fashion for different types of objects, all so that highly complex and visually pleasing graphics can be displayed and manipulated within the time constraint of a full motion video raster scanning system.

Title
Graphics display system
Application Number
6/537972
Publication Number
4700181
Application Date
September 30, 1983
Publication Date
October 13, 1987
Inventor
Abraham Mammen
Levittown
NY, US
Duncan Harrower
Fort Salonga
NY, US
Stephen Maine
Fort Salonga
NY, US
Agent
Martin M Novack
Assignee
Computer Graphics Laboratories
NY, US
IPC
G09G 1/16
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