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By Jim Blinn

The 3rd access within the Jim Blinn's nook series, this is often, just like the others, a convenient compilation of chosen installments of his influential column. yet right here, for the 1st time, you get the "Director's lower" of the articles: revised, multiplied, and stronger models of the originals. what is replaced? more desirable mathematical notation, extra diagrams, new ideas. What continues to be an analogous? every thing you will have come to depend upon: directly solutions, irreverent type, and leading edge considering. this is often Jim Blinn at his top - now even better.

  • Features 21 accelerated and up to date installments of "Jim Blinn's Corner," relationship from 1995 to 2001, and not ahead of released in ebook form
  • Includes "deleted scenes"—tangential explorations that did not make it into the unique columns
  • Details how Blinn represented planets in his well-known JPL flyby animations
  • Explores a large choice of alternative issues, from the concrete to the theoretical: meeting language optimization for parallel processors, unique utilization of C++ template instantiation, algebraic geometry, a graphical notation for tensor contraction, and his hopes for a destiny world

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