This page uses the technique of ray tracing (via
Povray) to plot algebraic surfaces,
i.e., surfaces defined by implicit algebraic equations.
This technique gives excellent results, but requires a relatively
important amount of time for the computation. You are therefore asked to
be patient, and not to ask for plots of too high quality (size and
fluidity of animation).
This page is not in its usual appearance because WIMS is unable to recognize your
Please take note that WIMS pages are interactively generated; they are not ordinary
HTML files. They must be used interactively ONLINE. It is useless
for you to gather them through a robot program.
- Description: visualize implicit algebraic surfaces by ray tracing. This is the main site of WIMS (WWW Interactive Multipurpose Server): interactive exercises, online calculators and plotters, mathematical recreation and games
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