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Beginning Math and Physics for Game Programmers by Wendy Stahler

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Visualization Experience

On the CD-ROM, you will find a demo named Matrix Vortex. Here's a brief description from the programmer, Kaveh Kahrizi:

The Matrix Vortex is designed to make you familiar with the various matrix and vector operations in a visually stimulating setting. All the math code resides in the MatCalc class, which is in MatCalc.cpp and MatCalc.h. The minimum system requirements for the program are a 700MHz processor, a graphics card with 8MB of memory, and 64MB of RAM. The interface is fairly intuitive and can be navigated with the left mouse button. You enter input using the keyboard; the Backspace key corrects mistakes. When you enter a matrix or vector, Tab and Shift-Tab may be used to move through the squares. Esc quits the ...

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