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This page provides an overview of 10 articles related to 'vector graphics', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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Vector graphics is the use of geometrical primitives such as points, lines, curves, and shapes or polygon(s), which are all based on mathematical equations, to represent images in computer graphics. Vector graphics formats are complementary to raster graphics, which is the representation of images as an array of pixels, as is typically used for the representation of photographic images. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Vector graphics)

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Metadata related to 'vector graphics' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'vector graphics': 10 (0.6% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'vector graphics' across all Ariadne articles: 23
  • Average number of references to 'vector graphics' per Ariadne article: 2.30
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'vector graphics': 1999-06
  • Trending factor of 'vector graphics': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'vector graphics':

  1. david duce (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. brian kelly (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. marieke guy (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. penny garrod (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. david tarrant (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Book Review: The Invisible Web

Marieke Napier reviews the book: The Invisible Web.

January 2002, issue30, review

Book Review: Visualizing Data

Pete Cliff considers a new book on data visualisation and hopes one day to implement some of the interesting ideas presented in this work.

July 2008, issue56, review

Characterising and Preserving Digital Repositories: File Format Profiles

Steve Hitchcock and David Tarrant show how file format profiles, the starting point for preservation plans and actions, can also be used to reveal the fingerprints of emerging types of institutional repositories.

January 2011, issue66, feature article

Editorial Introduction to Issue 28: Ariadne's Thread

Marieke Napier reviews recent developments on the cultural front and the contents of issue 28.

June 2001, issue28, editorial

News and Events

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

July 2005, issue44, news and events

Public Libraries: Creating Websites for E-citizens -The Public Library Web Managers Workshop 2002

Penny Garrod reports on the Public Library Web Managers workshop, November 2002, held in Bath.

January 2003, issue34, event report

Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG): Vector Graphics for the Web

David Duce discusses the World Wide Web Consortium's Scalable Vector Graphics markup language for 2 dimensional graphics.

June 2001, issue28, feature article

Web Focus: Guidelines for URI Naming Policies

Brian Kelly with some guidelines For URI naming policies in his regular column.

April 2002, issue31, tooled up

Web Focus: Report on the WWW 8 Conference

Brian Kelly discusses WWW8 in Toronto, which took place in May 1999.

June 1999, issue20, tooled up

WWW2002 Here

Libby Miller sends notes from the WW2002 conference in Hawaii.

July 2002, issue32, event report

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