John A. VinceJanuary 26, 2010

Springer Science & Business MediaCovering all the mathematical techniques required to resolve geometric problems and design computer programs for computer graphic applications, each chapter explores a specific mathematical topic prior to moving forward into the more advanced areas of matrix transforms, 3D curves and surface patches. Problem-solving techniques using vector analysis and geometric algebra are also discussed.

All the key areas are covered including: Numbers, Algebra, Trigonometry, Coordinate geometry, Transforms, Vectors, Curves and surfaces, Barycentric coordinates, Analytic geometry.

Plus – and unusually in a student textbook – a chapter on geometric algebra is included.

John Vince has been writing books for 25 years. Previous publications with Springer include:

Geometric Algebra: An Algebraic System for Computer Games and Animation Springer, 2009, ISBN 978-1-84882-378-5

Vector Analysis for Computer Graphics

Springer, 2007, ISBN 978-1-84628-803-6

Mathematics for Computer Graphics

Springer, 2006, ISBN 1-84628-034-6

Introduction to Virtual Reality

Springer, 2004, ISBN 1-85233-739-7

More information can be found at http://www.johnvince.co.uk/

Publisher

Springer Science & Business Media

Published on

Jan 26, 2010

Pages

293

ISBN

9781849960236

Features

Best For

Language

English

Genres

Computers / Computer Graphics

Computers / Computer Simulation

Computers / Data Processing

Computers / Desktop Applications / Design & Graphics

Computers / Information Technology

Mathematics / Discrete Mathematics

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