October 26th, 2010, 01:12 AM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Oct 2010 Posts: 2 Thanks: 0  Affine Space
Hello Everybody, I have seen the subject "Affine Space" in the Graphics Course,but I din not understand anything. what is simply an "Affine Space and what can be a good example of an application of it? It would be great if you guys describe it to a Computer Scientist Thank you S. Rego 
October 26th, 2010, 01:16 AM  #2 
Senior Member Joined: Jul 2008 From: Western Canada Posts: 5,061 Thanks: 46  Re: Affine Space
Does this help? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Affine_space 
October 26th, 2010, 01:45 AM  #3 
Newbie Joined: Oct 2010 Posts: 2 Thanks: 0  Re: Affine Space
Not really seems to be really formal isn't it? 
October 26th, 2010, 05:01 AM  #4 
Global Moderator Joined: Nov 2006 From: UTC 5 Posts: 16,046 Thanks: 938 Math Focus: Number theory, computational mathematics, combinatorics, FOM, symbolic logic, TCS, algorithms  Re: Affine Space
It's Euclidean space without an origin. The only operations that are valid are those that wouldn't change if the origin 'moved'.


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