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Stereographic projection of plane algebraic curves onto the sphere

S. Welke
Journal / Anthology

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

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.

*Mathematics > Geometry