The Geometry Toolbox for Graphics and Modeling: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Geometry Toolbox for Graphics and Modeling

1st Edition

By Gerald Farin, Dianne Hansford

A K Peters/CRC Press

288 pages

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pub: 1998-08-01
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Description

The Geometry Toolbox takes a novel and particularly visual approach to teaching the basic concepts of two- and three-dimensional geometry. It explains the geometry essential for today's computer modeling, computer graphics, and animation systems. While the basic theory is completely covered, the emphasis of the book is not on abstract proofs but rather on examples and algorithms. The Geometry Toolbox is the ideal text for professionals who want to get acquainted with the latest geometric tools. The chapters on basic curves and surfaces form an ideal stepping stone into the world of graphics and modeling. It is also a unique textbook for a modern introduction to linear algebra and matrix theory.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COM012000
COMPUTERS / Computer Graphics
MAT002000
MATHEMATICS / Algebra / General