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Mathematica Graphics: Techniques & Applications
Mathematica Graphics: Techniques & Applications
by Tom Wickham-Jones
  • Publisher: TELOS/Springer-Verlag
  • Year: 1994
  • ISBN: 0387940472 (Hardcover)
  • 713 pp
  • Book Includes: Floppy disk
Description
Book/diskette combination that deals solely with Mathematica graphics. Offers step-by-step instruction on how to create computer graphics with Mathematica. Contains a vast range of carefully chosen and organized examples of Mathematica graphics. Also includes 32 pages of full-color demonstrations.

The available electronic supplement provides functions that include the plotting of surfaces and contours over random data sets, labelling of contour lines, plotting contours subject to a constraint, smoothing contours, plotting field lines, a collection of geometric functions in two and three dimensions, as well as the ubiquitous fractal plot. Some of the functions require MathLink binaries, which are available in source code and are compiled for Macintosh (classic) and Windows computers. Contents
Part I: The Built-in Functions
Introduction to Mathematica | A Tour of Plotting | Graphics Options | Interfacing with the Rest of Mathematica | Animating Graphics | The Mathematica Front End
Part II: Graphics Programming
Mathematica Programming | Two-Dimensional Graphical Primitives | Three-Dimensional Graphical Primitives | Coordinate Systems | Color | Combining and Converting Graphics | Programming Examples
Part III: Applications in Visualization and Computer Graphics
The Design of Effective Graphics | Labeling Contour Plots | Two-Dimensional Geometry | Three-Dimensional Geometry | Visualizing Numeric Data | Visualizing Vectors
Part IV: A Reference to Graphics in Mathematica
Graphics Reference | Graphics3D Reference | SurfaceGraphics Reference | ContourGraphics Reference | DensityGraphics Reference | GraphicsArray Reference | Rendering and Exporting Graphics
Appendices
ExtendGraphics Installation | ExtendGraphics Reference | Loading Mathematica Packages | Bibliography | Index Related Topics
Graphics, Programming
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