Algebra

   

Conic and Cyclidic Sections in Double Conformal Geometric Algebra G_{8,2}

Authors: Robert Benjamin Easter, Eckhard Hitzer

The G_{8,2} Geometric Algebra, also called the Double Conformal / Darboux Cyclide Geometric Algebra (DCGA), has entities that represent conic sections. DCGA also has entities that represent planar sections of Darboux cyclides, which are called cyclidic sections in this paper. This paper presents these entities and many operations on them. Operations include projection, rejection, and intersection with respect to spheres and planes. Other operations include rotation, translation, and dilation. Possible applications are introduced that include orthographic and perspective projections of conic sections onto view planes, which may be of interest in computer graphics or other computational geometry subjects.

Comments: 6 Pages. Proceedings of SSI 2016, Session SS11, pp. 866-871, 6-8 Dec. 2016, Ohtsu, Shiga, Japan, 10 color figures.

Download: PDF

Submission history

[v1] 2016-12-12 03:18:52

Unique-IP document downloads: 69 times

Vixra.org is a pre-print repository rather than a journal. Articles hosted may not yet have been verified by peer-review and should be treated as preliminary. In particular, anything that appears to include financial or legal advice or proposed medical treatments should be treated with due caution. Vixra.org will not be responsible for any consequences of actions that result from any form of use of any documents on this website.

Add your own feedback and questions here:
You are equally welcome to be positive or negative about any paper but please be polite. If you are being critical you must mention at least one specific error, otherwise your comment will be deleted as unhelpful.

comments powered by Disqus