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In mathematics, geometry is the topic I like. Just out of curiosity I would like to know what computational geometry is about. Who studies this subject and why. What are its applications, or is it confined to a theoretical side of things? How does it relate to computer science?

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closed as not a real question by Akhil Mathew, ShreevatsaR, BBischof, Larry Wang, Casebash Aug 3 '10 at 5:18

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As written I think the question is too vague-- you really should tell us what you'd like that's not contained in – Akhil Mathew Aug 3 '10 at 4:57
I get your point, should have been more specific. – dolachol Aug 3 '10 at 17:43
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Computational geometry is a major part of the machinery necessary for creating computer graphics, either in games or movies. There are many uses, but if you are interested in computer graphics, it will be a very helpful class.

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