Encapsulating and Manipulating Component Object Graphics (COGs) using SVG

Macdonald, Alexander J., Brailsford, David F. and Bagley, Steven R. (2005) Encapsulating and Manipulating Component Object Graphics (COGs) using SVG. In: ACM Symposium on Document Engineering (DocEng05), 2 - 4 November 2005, Bristol UK.

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Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) has an imaging model similar to that of PostScript and PDF but the XML basis of SVG allows it to participate fully, via namespaces, in generalised XML documents.There is increasing interest in using SVG as a Page Description Language and we examine ways in which SVG document components can be encapsulated in contexts where SVG will be used as a rendering technology for conventional page printing.Our aim is to encapsulate portions of SVG content (SVG COGs) so that the COGs are mutually independent and can be moved around a page, while maintaining invariant graphic properties and with guaranteed freedom from side effects and mutual interference. Parellels are drawn between COG implementation within SVG's tree-based inheritance mechanisms and an earlier COG implementation using PDF.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
RIS ID: https://nottingham-repository.worktribe.com/output/1020482
Keywords: XML, SVG, PDF, parameterization, component object graphics
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Science > School of Computer Science
Depositing User: Brailsford, Prof David
Date Deposited: 07 Nov 2005
Last Modified: 04 May 2020 20:30
URI: https://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/280

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