piclist 1998\11\20\075538a >
Thread: sin function
picon face BY : Peter L. Peres email (remove spam text)

On Wed, 4 Nov 1998, Ben Stragnell wrote:

{Quote hidden}

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.



In reply to: <3641396B.EF7FA87C@codepuppies.com>
See also: www.piclist.com/techref/method/math.htm?key=sin
Reply You must be a member of the piclist mailing list (not only a www.piclist.com member) to post to the piclist. This form requires JavaScript and a browser/email client that can handle form mailto: posts.
Subject (change) sin function

month overview.

new search...