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Bezier

(graphics)
(After Frenchman Pierre B?zier from Regie Renault) A collection of formulae for describing curved lines (Bezier curve) and surfaces (Bezier surface), first used in 1972 to model automobile surfaces.

Curves and surfaces are defined by a set of "control points" which can be moved interactively making Bezier curves and surfaces convenient for interactive graphic design.

["Principles of interactive computer graphics", William M. Newman, Graw-Hill].

Bezier

In computer graphics, a curve that is generated using a mathematical formula that assures continuity with other Bezier curves. It is mathematically simpler, but more difficult to blend than a b-spline curve. Within CAD and drawing programs, Bezier curves are typically reshaped by moving the handles that appear off of the curve.
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