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Thread: sin function
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On Wed, 4 Nov 1998, Ben Stragnell wrote:

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The coordinates (one of them) IS the sine corrsponding to that cosine, and
vice versa. I suppose that one could turn the algorythm a little bit to
yield a true sine or cosine, or, use the ellipsis algorythm (by Bresenham)
to approximate the sine using a linear increment. Remains to be seen how
accurate this can be made.

> Do you mean you're going to represent a sine wave as a sequence of quarter
> circles?! Hmmmm... perhaps I'm missing something?

For now, no. But I'll try to elaborate ;) It looks like a good idea,
though. Something might come from it.



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