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Title: A Gallery of Ray Tracing for Geometers
Url: http://mathdl.maa.org/mathDL/23/?pa=content&sa=viewDocument&nodeId=33...
Creator: Grady, Michael
Publisher: Mathematical Association of America
Description: The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) has developed the Loci site to bring high-quality instructional materials to math educators everywhere. One of their more recent offerings is this article by Michael Grady of Southern Utah University on how to add animations to geometric constructions. The piece talks about how users might use computers and open source ray tracing software to add the dimension of time to their presentations and illustrations. The abstract for the article notes that "The web provides a viable medium for enhancing mathematical presentations with photo-realistic graphics and video." Visitors will note that the piece includes six different sections, including "Projections", "Rotations", and "References".
LC Classification: Science -- Mathematics -- Geometry -- Elementary geometry -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Mathematics -- Geometry -- Projective geometry
Science -- Mathematics -- Instruments and machines -- Calculating machines -- Electronic computers. Computer science -- Other topics, A-Z -- Computer simulation
GEM Subject: Mathematics -- Technology
Mathematics -- Geometry
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Geometry
Date Issued: 2009-10
Resource Type: Mathematics Materials
Overviews
Reading Materials
Format: html
quicktime
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: The Mathematical Association of America
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-08-13 11:32:17 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-08-13 11:54:19 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: Internet Scout
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
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Resource URL Clicks: 11
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