Discrete Differential Geometry: An Applied Introduction
by M. Desbrun, P. Schroeder, M. Wardetzky
Publisher: Columbia University 2008
Number of pages: 103
This new and elegant area of mathematics has exciting applications, as this course demonstrates by presenting practical examples in geometry processing (surface fairing, parameterization, and remeshing) and simulation (of cloth, shells, rods, and fluids).
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