Linear Geometry with Computer Graphics - Chapman & Hall/CRC Pure and Applied Mathematics v. 170 (Hardback)
  • Linear Geometry with Computer Graphics - Chapman & Hall/CRC Pure and Applied Mathematics v. 170 (Hardback)

Linear Geometry with Computer Graphics - Chapman & Hall/CRC Pure and Applied Mathematics v. 170 (Hardback)

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Hardback Published: 16/12/1992
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Stressing the interplay between theory and its practice, this text presents the construction of linear models that satisfy geometric postulate systems and develops geometric topics in computer graphics. It includes a computer graphics utility library of specialized subroutines on a 3.5" disk, designed for use with Turbo PASCAL 4.0 (or later version) - an effective means of computer-aided instruction for writing graphics problems. Providing instructors with maximum flexibility that allows for the mathematics or computer graphics sections to be taught independently, this book: reviews linear algebra and notation, focusing on ideas of geometric significance that are often omitted in general purpose linear algebra courses; develops symmetric bilinear forms through classical results, including the inertia theorem, Witt's cancellation theorem and the unitary diagonalization of symmetric matrices; examines the Klein Erlanger programm, constructing models of geometries, and studying associated transformation groups; clarifies how to construct geometries from groups, encompassing topological notions; and introduces topics in computer graphics, including geometric modeling, surface rendering and transformation groups.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
ISBN: 9780824788988

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