By David F. Rogers
The most modern from a working laptop or computer pics pioneer, An advent to NURBS is definitely the right source for somebody looking a theoretical and useful realizing of those extremely important curves and surfaces. starting with Bézier curves, the e-book develops a lucid rationalization of NURBS curves, then does a similar for surfaces, always stressing vital form layout houses and the functions of every curve and floor variety. all through, it is based seriously on illustrations and entirely labored examples that can assist you snatch key NURBS suggestions and deftly practice them on your paintings. Supplementing the lucid, point-by-point directions are illuminating debts of the background of NURBS, written by means of a few of its such a lot famous figures. even if you write your individual code or just wish deeper perception into how your special effects program works, An advent to NURBS will increase and expand your wisdom to some extent unequalled via the other resource.
- Presents very important details with purposes in lots of assorted parts: CAD, medical visualization, animation, desktop video games, and more.
- Facilitates accessiblity to an individual with an information of first-year undergraduate mathematics.
- Details particular NURBS-based innovations, together with making cusps with B-spline curves and conic sections with rational B-spline curves.
- Presents all vital algorithms in easy-to-read pseudocode-useful for either enforcing them and realizing how they work.
- Includes entire references to extra NURBS resources.
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An Introduction to NURBS: With Historical Perspective (The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Computer Graphics) by David F. Rogers