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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 minimize" of the articles: revised, multiplied, and improved types of the originals. what is replaced? more desirable mathematical notation, extra diagrams, new recommendations. What continues to be an identical? the whole lot you may have come to depend upon: instantly solutions, irreverent variety, and leading edge pondering. this is often Jim Blinn at his top - now even better.

  • Features 21 extended and up-to-date installments of "Jim Blinn's Corner," courting from 1995 to 2001, and not sooner than released in publication form
  • Includes "deleted scenes"—tangential explorations that did not make it into the unique columns
  • Details how Blinn represented planets in his recognized JPL flyby animations
  • Explores a large choice of alternative themes, 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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