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The authors would like to acknowledge the support of members of the Computing Services
Department at Liverpool who contributed in various ways essential to the work described in
this report. Particular thanks go to Chris Wooff and Allyson Matthews who took part in some
of the case studies reported on in Chapter 4 and made useful comments on the contents of
Funding to support the work was provided under the SIMA initiative which is administered
by the Advisory Group on Computer Graphics. AGOCG is funded by the JISC and the SIMA
project is funded by the JISC/NTSC under the New Technologies Initiative.