Essential mathematics for games and interactive applications : a programmer's guide.

Type:
boek
Titel:
Essential mathematics for games and interactive applications : a programmer's guide.
Auteur:
Van Verth, James M.; Bishop, Lars M.
Jaar:
2008
Taal:
Engels
Uitgever:
Amsterdam : Elsevier, 2008
Paginering:
XXX, 670 p. : ill. CD-ROM.
Plaatsnummer:
GKG.DAE.794:681.32 VERT 08 (Graaf Karel de Goedelaan Kortrijk)
ISBN:
9780123742971
Samenvatting:
Essential Mathematics for Games and Interactive Applications, 2nd edition presents the core mathematics necessary for sophisticated 3D graphics and interactive physical simulations. The book begins with linear algebra and matrix multiplication and expands on this foundation to cover such topics as color and lighting, interpolation, animation and basic game physics. Essential Mathematics focuses on the issues of 3D game development important to programmers and includes optimization guidance throughout. The new edition Windows code will now use Visual Studio.NET. There will also be DirectX support provided, along with OpenGL - due to its cross-platform nature. Programmers will find more concrete examples included in this edition, as well as additional information on tuning, optimization and robustness. The book has a companion CD-ROM with exercises and a test bank for the academic secondary market, and for main market: code examples built around a shared code base, including a math library covering all the topics presented in the book, a core vector/matrix math engine, and libraries to support basic 3D rendering and interaction. There is also an associated website with updates and code patches, and PowerPoint slides from presentations. --Simple game engine with math, rendering, and input libraries on the CD-ROM, so that game developers can immediately start applying the techniques they learn in a basic codebase. --Exercises on the CD-ROM for educators to use for course material --Code samples shown throughout the book for real-world application
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