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Computer graphics

This is my intro to computer graphics
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HTML
a set of tags and rules (conforming to SGML) for using them in developing hypertext documents
GIF
stands for graphics interchange format. It also includes data compression, but because it is limited to 256 colors, it is more effective for scanned images such as illustrations rather than color photos.
DPI
Dots Per Inch
BITMAP
an image represented as a two dimensional array of brightness values for pixels
3D
having a three-dimensional form or appearance
2D
2 dimensions
world wide web
computer network consisting of a collection of internet sites that offer text and graphics and sound and animation resources through the hypertext transfer protocol
web browser
An application that displays Web pages.
tiff
a quarrel about petty points
rgb
Red, Green, Blue. The color model of electronic devices such as computer monitors.
resolution
finding a solution to a problem
pixel
a single point in a graphic image on a digital display; the smallest unit a monitor can display
mpeg
Moving Picture Experts Group
jpeg
Short for Joint Photographic Experts Group. JPEG is a compression technique for color images. Although it can reduce files sizes to about 5% of their normal size, some detail is lost in the compression.
internet
a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
image
A two dimensional array of pixels that together form a picture