Title

Stereographic projection of plane algebraic curves onto the sphere
Author

 S. Welke
Journal / Anthology

 Innovation in Mathematics: Proceedings of the Second International Mathematica Symposium
 Year: 1997
 Page range: 491-498
Description

Stereographic projection is a conformal map from the xy-plane to the unit sphere S^2 \in R3. ... Now consider the problem of representing the image p(gamma) of an algebraic curve under stereographic projection as a 3D-plot. ... This straightforward approach is easily realized with Mathematica.
Subject

 Mathematics > Geometry