Mathematical optimization is used in nearly all computer graphics applications, from computer vision to animation. This book teaches readers the core set of techniques that every computer graphics professional should understand in order to envision and expand the boundaries of what is possible in their work.
Study of this authoritative reference will help readers develop a very powerful tool- the ability to create and decipher mathematical models that can better realize solutions to even the toughest problems confronting computer graphics community today.
The authors are renowned researchers from IMPA, the Brazilian National Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics.
*Distils down a vast and complex world of info on optimization into one short, self-contained volume especially for computer graphics
*Helps CG professionals identify the best technique for solving particular problems quickly, by categorizing the most effective algorithms by application
*Keeps readers current by supplementing the focus on key, classic methods with special end-of-chapter sections on cutting-edge developments
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The Practice of Network Security: Deployment Strategies for Production Environments This book shows you how to secure an enterprise network in the real world-when you're on the front lines, constantly under attack, and you don't always get the support you need. Symantec security engineer and former UUNet network architect Allan Liska addresses every facet of network security, from risk profiling through access control, Web/email... Inferno Programming with Limbo
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