The Corpus Callosum

Bezier Curves

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title="Wikipedia:Picture of the day">Wikipedia Picture of
the day href=""
class="image" title="Bézier curve"> alt="Bézier curve" longdesc="/wiki/Image:Bezier_3_big.gif"
height="125" width="300">

An title="Animation">animated cubic href=""
title="Bézier curve">Bézier curve

(see href=""
title="Image:Bezier All anim.gif">other types), a href=""
title="Parametric curve">parametric curve
important in href=""
title="Computer graphics">computer graphics.
Modern title="Computer font">computer fonts use href=""
title="Bézier spline">Bézier splines
composed of quadratic or cubic Bézier curves to create href="" title="Typeface">typefaces.

Image credit: href=""
title="User talk:Twirlip">Phil Tregoning

title="Wikipedia:Picture of the day/August 2007">Archive
title="Wikipedia:Featured pictures">More featured pictures…

Finally, I understand what href="" rel="tag">Bézier
curves are.

Well, maybe understanding is too strong of a word.
 At least I have an intuitive sense for the rascals.


  1. #1 Greg P
    August 21, 2007

    I saw these on Wikipedia also, and I have to say I’m not sure what the videos are trying to illustrate.

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