Salim AbiEzzi's Publications
paper discusses both a business and a technical approach to enable High-Definition Internet services by
bringing GigE connectivity to homes in the US.
Delivering High-Definition Digital Life - Community Owned FTTH Networks;
Salim AbiEzzi and Joseph Mouhanna;
White Paper; Plextal Corporation; Feb 2006.
papers cover advanced development work at Sun Microsystems and then product
development at Microsoft
for supporting a declarative model that unifies the
different media types and supports animation and interactivity based on a
continuous model of time:
Theatrical Effects to Everyday Web Pages with DirectAnimation; Salim AbiEzzi and Pablo Fernicola; Microsoft
Internet Developer; October 1997. (Note that the animate illustrations
require older versions of Internet Explorer that shipped with Direct
MediaFlow, an API for Distribute Integrated
Media; Conal Elliott, Greg Schechter, and Salim Abi-Ezzi;
SunSoft white paper, March 1994.
Graphics in C++– with an Object-Oriented, Multiple Dispatching
Implementation; Greg Schechter, Conal Elliott, Ricky Yeung, and Salim
Abi-Ezzi; Proc. of the 1994 Eurographics Object-Oriented Graphics
Workshop, Portugal, June 1994.
TBAG: A High Level Framework for
Interactive, Animated 3D Graphics Applications; Conal Elliott, Greg Schechter, Ricky Yeung, and Salim
Abi-Ezzi; Proc. of Siggraph `94,
papers include key results from Salim's Ph.D. thesis and refinements thereof.
The NURB technology described in these papers was productized in Sun
Microsystem's graphics libraries, was supported in
hardware in the ZX graphics accelerator and was licensed to HP.
Dynamic Tessellation of Trimmed NURBS Surfaces; Salim Abi-Ezzi and Subramaniam Srikanth; Proc. of Eurographics
‘94, Norway, Sep. 1994. THE BEST PAPER AWARD
Cone of Normals for Fast Processing of Curved Patches; Leon Shirman and Salim Abi-Ezzi; Proc. Eurographics '93, Spain, Sep. 1993. THIRD BEST PAPER AWARD
The Scaling Behavior of a Viewing
Transformation; Salim Abi-Ezzi and Leon Shirman; IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, 13(3), May
An Efficient and Dynamically Configurable
System for the 3D Pipeline; Walt Donova and Salim Abi-Ezzi; White
paper, Sun Microsystems, November 1991.
The Tessellation of Curved
Surfaces under Highly Varying Transformations; Salim Abi-Ezzi and Leon Shirman; Proc. Eurographics '91,
Austria, Sep. 1991.
Homogeneous transformation for a more Efficient Graphics Pipeline; Salim
Abi-Ezzi and Michael Wozny; Proc. Eurographics '90, Switzerland, Sep. 1990. SECOND BEST PAPER AWARD
An Analysis of
Modeling Clip; Robert O’Bara and Salim Abi-Ezzi; Proc. Eurographics '89, Germany, Sep. 1989.
A Polynomial Basis with Distinct Advantages for
Adaptive Forward Differencing; Salim Abi-Ezzi;
White Paper, submitted for publication in 1993; part of Ph.D. thesis at RPI,
papers cover advanced development projects by RPI team's led by Salim on the PHIGS 3D graphics standard:
Special Graphics System for PHIGS; Salim Abi-Ezzi, Jorge Molina, and Michael
Toelle; Computers & Graphics, 12(2), Feb. 1988.
The Priority Tree, a HL/HSR Approach
for PHIGS; Salim Abi-Ezzi; Eurographics Computer Graphics Forum, 5(4), Dec. 1986.
PHIGS in CAD; Salim Abi-Ezzi and Steve Kader; ASME
Computers in Mechanical Engineering, 5(1), July 1986.
View of PHIGS; Salim Abi-Ezzi and Albert Bunshaft; IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, 6(2), Feb. 1986.
An Approach for a PHIGS Machine; Salim Abi-Ezzi and Michael Milicia; Data Structures for Raster Graphics, Eurographics seminars
series, Edited by L. R. A. Kessener et. al., Springer-Verlag, 1986.
This is Salim's first
publication and is related to a class on computational algebra that he took at RPI under Professor Saunders:
Clarifications to the Symbolic Mode in
REDUCE; Salim Abi-Ezzi; ACM Sigsam Bulletin, 17(4), Nov. 1983.