Read e-book online Geometric Algebra for Computer Science (Revised Edition): An PDF

By Leo Dorst,Daniel Fontijne,Stephen Mann

ISBN-10: 0123749425

ISBN-13: 9780123749420

Geometric Algebra for laptop technology (Revised Edition) offers a compelling substitute to the restrictions of linear algebra.

Geometric algebra (GA) is a compact, time-effective, and performance-enhancing approach to signify the geometry of 3D gadgets in computing device courses. This ebook explains GA as a usual extension of linear algebra and conveys its importance for 3D programming of geometry in portraits, imaginative and prescient, and robotics. It systematically explores the suggestions and methods which are key to representing straightforward items and geometric operators utilizing GA. It covers intimately the conformal version, a handy method to enforce 3D geometry utilizing a 5D illustration house. a variety of drills and programming workouts are important for either scholars and practitioners. A better half site contains hyperlinks to GAViewer, a software that may let you have interaction with the various 3D figures within the e-book; and Gaigen 2, the platform for the instructive programming workouts that finish every one chapter.

The booklet may be of curiosity to pros operating in fields requiring advanced geometric computation akin to robotics, special effects, and computing device video games. it's also be perfect for college students in graduate or complex undergraduate courses in computing device technological know-how.

  • Explains GA as a typical extension of linear algebra and conveys its importance for 3D programming of geometry in pix, imaginative and prescient, and robotics.
  • Systematically explores the options and methods which are key to representing straightforward gadgets and geometric operators utilizing GA.
  • Covers intimately the conformal version, a handy strategy to enforce 3D geometry utilizing a 5D illustration area.
  • Presents potent techniques to creating GA an essential component of your programming.
  • Includes various drills and programming routines precious for either scholars and practitioners.
  • Companion site contains hyperlinks to GAViewer, a software that would let you engage with a few of the 3D figures within the booklet, and Gaigen 2, the platform for the instructive programming routines that finish every one bankruptcy.

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