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Re: 3D data plot

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  • Subject: [mg5426] Re: 3D data plot
  • From: haberndt at dnai.com (Harald Berndt)
  • Date: Sat, 7 Dec 1996 00:25:58 -0500
  • Organization: DNAI ( Direct Network Access )
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In article <57ushq$3cb at dragonfly.wolfram.com>, rommel at bc.edu wrote:

> You want to plot over an irregular mesh (correct term?).
> To get a surface you need to triangulate. There is no Triangulation
> built in in Mma 2.2.

In a way, there is: the Standard Packages add functionality for discrete
mathematics, among them the functions DelaunayTriangulation[] and
TriangularSurfacePlot[].

> But I've seen a package that came with some book
> about Mma that did it (non-trivial)

You may be referring to Tom Wickham-Jones' bokk "Mathematica Graphics." He
expands a bit on the theme, it's generally a very ice book.

> 
> Don't know if version 3 has triangluation.  
> 
> Martin.

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