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The translational component of this representation for the affine transformation is (I − R)C. 2 Transformations 31 Note: For the remainder of the book, I will use the same typesetting convention for points and vectors. When necessary, I will state explicitly whether something is a point or a vector. 3 Projective Transformations Yet another class of transformations involve projections. There are different types of projections that will interest us: orthogonal, oblique, and perspective. Orthogonal Projection onto a Line Orthogonal projection is the simplest type of projection to analyze.

7. If you want to shear in the x1 direction, the matrix is similar, S= 1 0 s 1 This maps the point (x0 , x1) to (y0 , y1) = (x0 , x1 + sx0). In three dimensions, shearing is applied within planes. 28) to shear within each plane x2 = c (constant) in the direction of x0. Notice that (x0 , x1, x2) is mapped to (x0 + sx1, x1, x2), so only the x0 value is changed by the 28 Chapter 2 The Graphics System shearing. 29) S10 = ⎣ s 1 0 ⎦ 0 0 1 In the two equations, the subscripts on the matrix names refer to the indices of the matrix entries that contain the shearing factors.

The standard coordinate system is simple enough, is it not? Coordinate systems other than the standard one may be imposed. Given that many people new to the field of computer graphics have some confusion about coordinate systems, perhaps it is not that simple after all. The confusion stems from having to work with multiple coordinate systems and knowing how they interact with each other. I will introduce these coordinate systems throughout the chapter and discuss their meaning. The important coordinate systems, called spaces, are Cartesian space (everything else is built on top of this), model space (or object space), world space, view space (or camera space or eye space), clip space (or projection space or homogeneous space), and window space.

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