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Old 06-22-2021, 08:45 PM   #13 (permalink)
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It always bothers me when they reduce a compound curved surface to a single angle. You can do a lot with three or four points on a Spline Curve.

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In the computer science subfields of computer-aided design and computer graphics, the term spline more frequently refers to a piecewise polynomial (parametric) curve. Splines are popular curves in these subfields because of the simplicity of their construction, their ease and accuracy of evaluation, and their capacity to approximate complex shapes through curve fitting and interactive curve design.

The term spline comes from the flexible spline devices used by shipbuilders and draftsmen to draw smooth shapes.
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