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Quadrics of Revolution
March/April 1983 (vol. 3 no. 2)
pp. 68-76
Ronald Goldman, Control Data Corporation
Arising naturally in mechanical design, these shapes are easier to analyze and use in solid modeling systems than the more general quadric surfaces.

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5. R.Goldman, “Two Approaches to a Computer Model for Quadric Surfaces,” to appear

Citation:
Ronald Goldman, "Quadrics of Revolution," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 68-76, March-April 1983, doi:10.1109/MCG.1983.263025
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