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Published by Stanford University, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in Stanford, Calif, [Washington, DC, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Tensors.,
  • Tensor analysis.,
  • Eigenvectors.,
  • Singularity (Mathematics),
  • Multivariate statistical analysis.,
  • Scalars.,
  • Three dimensional models.,
  • Scientific visualization.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesVisualization of three-D tensor fields.
Statementprincipal investigator, Lambertus Hesselink.
Series[NASA contractor report] -- NASA CR-201805.
ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18121539M

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