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ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR), Volume 36 Issue 1, March 2004

Advances in dataflow programming languages
Wesley M. Johnston, J. R. Paul Hanna, Richard J. Millar
Pages: 1-34
DOI: 10.1145/1013208.1013209
Many developments have taken place within dataflow programming languages in the past decade. In particular, there has been a great deal of activity and advancement in the field of dataflow visual programming languages. The motivation for this article...

Image Retrieval from the World Wide Web: Issues, Techniques, and Systems
M. L. Kherfi, D. Ziou, A. Bernardi
Pages: 35-67
DOI: 10.1145/1013208.1013210
With the explosive growth of the World Wide Web, the public is gaining access to massive amounts of information. However, locating needed and relevant information remains a difficult task, whether the information is textual or visual. Text search...

Line drawing, leap years, and Euclid
Mitchell A. Harris, Edward M. Reingold
Pages: 68-80
DOI: 10.1145/1013208.1013211
Bresenham's algorithm minimizes error in drawing lines on integer grid points; leap year calculations, surprisingly, are a generalization. We compare the two calculations, explicate the pattern, and discuss the connection of the leap year/line...