# Mathematics for Computer Graphics

##### By: Vince, John [author.].

##### Contributor(s): SpringerLink (Online service).

Material type: BookPublisher: London : Springer London, 2006.Edition: 2.Description: XIV, 248 p. 175 illus. online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781846282836.Subject(s): Computer science | Computer science -- Mathematics | Computer simulation | Computer graphics | Computer Science | Mathematics of Computing | Simulation and Modeling | Computer Graphics | Math Applications in Computer ScienceDDC classification: 004.0151 Online resources: Click here to access onlineItem type | Current location | Call number | Status | Date due | Barcode | Item holds |
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E books | PK Kelkar Library, IIT Kanpur | Available | EBK338 |

Mathematics -- Numbers -- Algebra -- Trigonometry -- Cartesian Coordinates -- Vectors -- Transformation -- Interpolation -- Curves and Patches -- Analytic Geometry -- Barycentric Coordinates -- Worked Examples -- Conclusion.

Baffled by maths? Then don't give up hope. John Vince will show you how to understand many of the mathematical ideas used in computer animation, virtual reality, CAD, and other areas of computer graphics. In thirteen chapters you will rediscover - and hopefully discover for the first time a new way of understanding - the mathematical techniques required to solve problems and design computer programs for computer graphic applications. Each chapter explores a specific mathematical topic and takes you forward into more advanced areas until you are able to understand 3D curves and surface patches, and solve problems using vectors. After reading the book, you should be able to refer to more challenging books with confidence and develop a greater insight into the design of computer graphics software. Get to grips with mathematics fast ... • Numbers • Algebra • Trigonometry • Coordinate geometry • Transforms • Vectors • Curves and surfaces • Barycentric coordinates • Analytic geometry Mathematics for Computer Graphics, Second Edition The book you will read once, and refer to over and over again!

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