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By David F. Rogers

The newest from a working laptop or computer snap shots pioneer, An advent to NURBS is the fitting source for someone looking a theoretical and useful knowing of those extremely important curves and surfaces. starting with Bézier curves, the e-book develops a lucid clarification of NURBS curves, then does an identical for surfaces, regularly stressing very important form layout houses and the functions of every curve and floor variety. all through, it is predicated seriously on illustrations and entirely labored examples that can assist you snatch key NURBS strategies and deftly observe them on your paintings. Supplementing the lucid, point-by-point directions are illuminating debts of the historical past of NURBS, written via a few of its such a lot fashionable figures.

Whether you write your individual code or just wish deeper perception into how your special effects program works, An creation to NURBS will increase and expand your wisdom to a point unequalled by means of the other source.

* offers important info with functions in lots of diverse components: CAD, medical visualization, animation, machine video games, and more.
* enables accessiblity to someone with an information of first-year undergraduate mathematics.
* info particular NURBS-based strategies, together with making cusps with B-spline curves and conic sections with rational B-spline curves.
* offers all very important algorithms in easy-to-read pseudocode-useful for either imposing them and figuring out how they work.
* presents C-code implementations of labored examples at
* contains whole references to extra NURBS resources.

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