Content

Credits

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Chapter 1 · Arithmetic Refresher 1.1

1.2

1.3

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Algebra Real Numbers Real Polynomials Equations in one variable Linear Equations Quadratic Equations Exercises

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C h a p t e r 2 · L i n e ar s y s t e m s 2.1 2.2

2.3

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Definitions Methods for solving linear systems Solving by substitution Solving by elimination Exercises

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C h a p t e r 3 · Tr i g o n o m e t r y 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5

3.6 3.7 3.8 3.9

Angles Triangles Right Triangle Unit Circle Special Angles Trigonometric ratios for an angle of 45°= Trigonometric ratios for an angle of 30°= Trigonometric ratios for an angle of 60°= Overview Pairs of Angles Sum Identities Inverse Trigonometric Functions Exercises

C h a p t e r 4 · Fu n c t i o n s 4.1

Basic concepts on real functions

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π 4 π 6 π 3

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4.3 4.4

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Polynomial functions Linear functions Quadratic functions Intersecting functions Trigonometrical functions Elementary sine function Generalized sine function Inverse trigonometrical functions Exercises

Chapter 5 路 The Golden Section 5.1 5.2

5.3

5.4 5.5

The Golden Number The Golden Section The Golden Triangle The Golden Rectangle The Golden Spiral The Golden Pentagon The Golden Ellipse Golden arithmetics Golden Identities The Fibonacci Numbers The Golden Section worldwide Exercises

C h a p t e r 6 路 C o or d i n a t e s y s t e m s 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5

Cartesian coordinates Parametric curves Polar coordinates Polar curves A polar superformula Exercises

C h a p t e r 7 路 Ve c t or s 7.1

7.2

The concept of a vector Vectors as arrows Vectors as arrays Free Vectors Base Vectors Addition of vectors Vectors as arrows

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Vectors as arrays Vector addition summarized Scalar multiplication of vectors Vectors as arrows Vectors as arrays Scalar multiplication summarized Properties Vector subtraction Decomposition of a plane vector Base vectors defined Dot product Definition Angle between vectors Orthogonality Vector components in 3D Cross product Definition Parallelism Normal vectors Exercises

C h a p t e r 8 路 Par a m e t e r s 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5

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Parametric equations Vector equation of a line Intersecting straight lines Vector equation of a plane Exercises

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Chapter 9 路 Collision detection

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9.1 9.2

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Collision detection and frame rate Collision detection using circles and spheres Circles and spheres Intersecting line and circle Intersecting circles and spheres Collision detection using vectors Location of a point with respect to other points Altitude to a straight line Altitude to a plane Frame rate issues Location of a point with respect to a polygon

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9.4

Exercises

C h a p t e r 10 路 M a t r i c e s 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 10.5 10.6

The concept of a matrix Determinant of a square matrix Addition of matrices Scalar multiplication of matrices Transpose of a matrix Dot product of matrices Introduction Condition Definition Properties 10.7 Inverse of a matrix Introduction Definition Conditions Row reduction Matrix inversion Inverse of a product Solving systems of linear equations 10.8 The Fibonacci operator 10.9 Exercises

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C h a p t e r 11 路 L i n e ar t r a n s f or m a t i o n s

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11.1 Translation 11.2 Scaling 11.3 Rotation Rotation in 2D Rotation in 3D 11.4 Reflection 11.5 Shearing 11.6 Composing transformations 2D rotation around an arbitrary center 3D scaling about an arbitrary center 2D reflection over an axis through the origin 2D reflection over an arbitrary axis 3D combined rotation 11.7 Conventions 11.8 Exercises

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C h a p t e r 12 路 H y p e r c o m p l e x n u m b e r s 12.1 Complex numbers 12.2 Complex number arithmetics Complex conjugate Addition and subtraction Multiplication Division 12.3 Complex numbers and transformations 12.4 Complex continuation of the Fibonacci numbers Integer Fibonacci numbers Complex Fibonacci numbers 12.5 Quaternions 12.6 Quaternion arithmetics Addition and subtraction Multiplication Quaternion conjugate Inverse quaternion 12.7 Quaternions and rotation 12.8 Exercises

C h a p t e r 13 路 Fr a c t a l s 13.1 The concept of a fractal The Sierpinski Gasket The Koch Snowflake The Minkowski Island The Cantor set The Pythagoras Tree 13.2 Self-similarity 13.3 Fractal dimension Euclidean dimension Hausdorff dimension The concept of a logarithm Illustrations 13.4 The Mandelbrot and Julia Sets Dynamical systems The Mandelbrot Set The Julia Sets 13.5 Exercises

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C h a p t e r 14 · B e z i e r c u r v e s 14.1 Vector equation of segments Linear Bezier segment Quadratic Bezier segment Cubic Bezier segment Bezier segments of higher degree 14.2 De Casteljau algorithm 14.3 Bezier curves Concatenation Linear transformations Illustrations 14.4 Matrix representation Linear Bezier segment Quadratic Bezier segment Cubic Bezier segment 14.5 B-splines Cubic B-splines Matrix representation De Boor’s algorithm 14.6 Exercises

Annex A · Real numbers in computers A.1 Scientific notation A.2 The decimal computer A.3 Special values

Annex B · Notations and Conventions B.1 Alphabets Latin alphabet Greek alphabet B.2 Mathematical symbols Sets Mathematical symbols Mathematical keywords Numbers

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C.1 Interactivities C.2 Solutions

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Bibliography

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Index

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