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Mathematical Illustrations: A Manual of Geometry and PostScript

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Mathematical Illustrations: A Manual of Geometry and PostScript
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0521839211
ISBN-13: 9780521839211
Number of pages: 336

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The author gives an introduction to basic features of the PostScript language and shows how to use it for producing mathematical graphics. The book includes the discussion of the mathematics involved in computer graphics, and some comments on good style in mathematical illustration.

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