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Math Primer Series: Vectors III: Affine Spaces, Linear and Affine Combinations

Migrated from http://blogs.msdn.com/b/rezanour In this chapter of our primer, we’ll examine affine spaces, and see what affine and linear combinations are. Furthermore, we can use these concepts to define some other related concepts, such as affine and linear dependency. Affine … Continue reading

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Math Primer Series: Vectors II: Vector Operations

Migrated from http://blogs.msdn.com/b/rezanour In the last installment of this math primer, we looked at the difference between points and vectors. Today, we’ll dive a little bit deeper into vectors, and the specific operations we can perform on them. More importantly, … Continue reading

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Math Primer Series: Vectors I: Points vs. vectors

Migrated from http://blogs.msdn.com/b/rezanour Some math and physics libraries contain separate data types to represent points and vectors. I’ve seen many people become confused by this, since more commonly packages use vectors exclusively for everything. What’s going on here? Why have … Continue reading

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