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Fascinating, practical and comprehensive, this is the bible for the music industry and indispensable reading for any musical entrepreneur. 'Harrison has cut a magnificent swathe through the legal jungle. Essential.
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This essential and highly acclaimed guide, now updated and revised in its fifth edition, explains the possibilities and pitfalls of the British music industry, from the developments in new media, privacy, sponsorship and sampling to the expanding role of the internet and the dominance of digital music. Drawing on her extensive experience as a media lawyer, Ann Harrison offers a unique, expert opinion on the deals, the contracts and the business as a whole. She examines in detail the changing face of the music business and provides absorbing case studies of huge stars such as Robbie Williams, Ms Dynamite and Elvis Presley. Fascinating, practical and comprehensive, this is the bible for the music industry and indispensable reading for any musical entrepreneur.
NURBS (Non-uniform Rational B-Splines) are the computer graphics industry standard for curve and surface description.
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The latest from a computer graphics pioneer, An Introduction to NURBS is the ideal resource for anyone seeking a theoretical and practical understanding of these very important curves and surfaces. Beginning with Bézier curves, the book develops a lucid explanation of NURBS curves, then does the same for surfaces, consistently stressing important shape design properties and the capabilities of each curve and surface type. Throughout, it relies heavily on illustrations and fully worked examples that will help you grasp key NURBS concepts and deftly apply them in your work. Supplementing the lucid, point-by-point instructions are illuminating accounts of the history of NURBS, written by some of its most prominent figures. Whether you write your own code or simply want deeper insight into how your computer graphics application works, An Introduction to NURBS will enhance and extend your knowledge to a degree unmatched by any other resource. * Presents vital information with applications in many different areas: CAD, scientific visualization, animation, computer games, and more.* Facilitates accessiblity to anyone with a knowledge of first-year undergraduate mathematics.* Details specific NURBS-based techniques, including making cusps with B-spline curves and conic sections with rational B-spline curves.* Presents all important algorithms in easy-to-read pseudocode-useful for both implementing them and understanding how they work.* Provides C-code implementations of worked examples at http://www.mkp.com/nurbs.* Includes complete references to additional NURBS resources.
THE STORY: Jon, an aspiring filmmaker on the verge of hitting it big, hooks up for the weekend with his best friend from high school, Vince, a volunteer fireman who makes his money selling dope.