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By Alain Le Mehaute, Christopher Rabut, Larry L. Schumaker

Rigorously refereed and edited papers at the most modern advancements within the idea and purposes of curves and surfaces.

This quantity, with its better half quantity, encompasses a choice of papers awarded on the 3rd overseas convention on Curves and Surfaces which used to be held in June 1996 at Chamonix, France. every one booklet includes a number of invited survey lectures ready by means of best specialists within the fields of approximation thought, machine- aided geometric layout, numerical research, and wavelets. moreover, every one e-book encompasses a variety of heavily similar full-length learn papers which were refereed and meticulously edited.

These books could be of significant curiosity to mathematicians, engineers, and desktop scientists operating within the box of Approximation idea, Computer-Aided Geometric layout (CAGD), special effects, Numerical research, CAD/CAM, and alertness areas.

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Parallelization Strategies The target environment considered for the design of parallelization strategies for the B-spline curves interpolation problem is a distributed memory message passing computing environment, consisting of P nodes, logically organized as a ring and numbered from 0 to P - 1. Each node consists of a CPU and a local memory directly accessible only by the node itself and accessible by other nodes only via a bidirectional communication channel. In such an environment it is very hard to develop efficient parallel solvers for linear systems such as (1) that are based on the Gaussian elimination algorithm.

Pp. 17-24. Copyright © 1997 by Vanderbilt University Press, Nashville, TN. ISBN 0-8265-1293-3. All rights of reproduction in any form reserved. 3 in [4]). In a plane e let be given a straight line d (the directrix) a point F (the focus) and a positive scalar e (the eccentricity). In elementary books of geometry (one of the oldest book is by Pappus (4th Century) [7]), a conic is defined as the set of points M satisfying , where H is the orthogonal projection of M on line d*. In this paper, for CAGD purposes, we establish the link between the two previous descriptions of a conic.

BR[a](t) is called the BR-form of C(t) [3, 4]. This BR-form includes the rational Bézier curves [1, 2]. Let be the natural projection defined by II(A; a) = A, where designates the infinity point of e in the direction . We have the property: . e. a BR-curve of e is the II-projection of a Bézier-de Casteljau curve of the space . is a linear space with an addition operator denoted by and an external multiplication denoted by *. For instance if ; ; l * (A; a) = (A; la) for . Let us also recall that a0, a1, a2 being three linearly independent massic vectors of (e may be ) the support of BR[a0, a1, a2] is a proper conic bitangential at II(a0) and II(a2) respectively to the straight lines II(a0 II(a1) Curves and Surfaces with Applications in CAGD A.

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