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Title

Programming Tips: Adaptive Surface Plotting: A Beginning
Authors

R. Goetz
Stan Wagon
Organization: Macalester College
Department: Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
URL: http://www.stanwagon.com/
Journal / Anthology

Mathematica in Education and Research
Year: 1996
Volume: 5
Issue: 3
Page range: 74-83
Contents

How to properly see a ribbon; hyperbolas for a sine surface; a complicated parabolic surface; a very complicated parabolic surface; conclusion
Description

Standard rectangular coordinates often lead to unsatisfactory views of surfaces. Alternative coordinate systems can yield vastly improved views of some important examples.
Subject

*Mathematics > Geometry > Surfaces