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By David F. Rogers

The most recent from a working laptop or computer photos pioneer, An advent to NURBS is the perfect source for an individual looking a theoretical and useful realizing of those vitally important curves and surfaces. starting with Bézier curves, the e-book develops a lucid rationalization of NURBS curves, then does an analogous for surfaces, always stressing very important form layout homes and the functions of every curve and floor style. all through, it is predicated seriously on illustrations and completely labored examples that can assist you grab key NURBS strategies and deftly practice them on your paintings. Supplementing the lucid, point-by-point directions are illuminating debts of the historical past of NURBS, written through a few of its such a lot favourite figures. no matter if you write your personal code or just wish deeper perception into how your special effects software works, An advent to NURBS will increase and expand your wisdom to a point unequalled by way of the other resource.

  • Presents important info with functions in lots of diversified components: CAD, clinical visualization, animation, machine video games, and more.
  • Facilitates accessiblity to an individual with a data of first-year undergraduate mathematics.
  • Details particular NURBS-based recommendations, together with making cusps with B-spline curves and conic sections with rational B-spline curves.
  • Presents all very important algorithms in easy-to-read pseudocode-useful for either imposing them and knowing how they work.
  • Includes whole references to extra NURBS resources.

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