OCTANE Digital Video Programmer's Guide

Document Number: 007-3513-001


Written by Carolyn Curtis

Illustrated by Cheri Brown, Scott Pritchett, and Carolyn Curtis

Document Production by Kirsten Johnson

Engineering contributions by Judy Ting, Rick Davis, Matthew Hall, Howard Chartock, Chris Pirazzi, Grant Dorman, Girish Goyal, Bruno Wolf, Michael Minakami, Tony Masterson, and Scott Pritchett

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Figure 7-4, in Chapter 7, is derived from Thomas Porter and Tom Duff, “Compositing Digital Images,” published by the Association for Computing Machinery, 1984.