Issue No. 06 - November/December (2005 vol. 25)
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James F. Blinn , Microsoft Research
Jim Blinn discusses some problems with solving the quadratic equation and various solutions to them.
J. F. Blinn, "How to solve a Quadratic Equation," in IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 25, no. , pp. 76-79, 2005.