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The Curvature of a Bézier Control Polyline

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Ege University, Department of Mathematics, Izmir, 35100 Turkey
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Istanbul University, Department of Mathematics, Istanbul, 34134 Turkey
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Math. Comput. Appl. 2011, 16(2), 350-358; https://doi.org/10.3390/mca16020350
Published: 1 August 2011
The role of differential geometry in describing a curve can not be denied. The differential forms defined for Bézier curves which are widely used in computer aided geometric design, plays a significant role in classification and image processing of curves. For this reason, the definitions such as Serret-Frenet frame, curvature and torsion which are described for Bézier curves are very important in computer aided geometric design. In this paper, in addition to these definitions we have also defined a new classification by applying angular curvature used for planar curves in computational geometry to Bézier control polygon.
Keywords: Bézier curves; blossom; line curvature Bézier curves; blossom; line curvature
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Tantay, B.; Taş, F. The Curvature of a Bézier Control Polyline. Math. Comput. Appl. 2011, 16, 350-358. https://doi.org/10.3390/mca16020350

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Tantay B, Taş F. The Curvature of a Bézier Control Polyline. Mathematical and Computational Applications. 2011; 16(2):350-358. https://doi.org/10.3390/mca16020350

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Tantay, Bahadır; Taş, Ferhat. 2011. "The Curvature of a Bézier Control Polyline" Math. Comput. Appl. 16, no. 2: 350-358. https://doi.org/10.3390/mca16020350

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