Technology, Knowledge and Learning

, Volume 19, Issue 3, pp 317–326 | Cite as

Automated Generation of Equations for Linkage Loci in a Game Physics System

  • Miguel Á. Abánades
  • Francisco Botana
  • Jesús Escribano
Computer Math Snapshots - Column Editor: Uri Wilensky*


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Miguel Á. Abánades
    • 1
  • Francisco Botana
    • 2
  • Jesús Escribano
    • 3
  1. 1.CES Felipe IIUniversidad Complutense de MadridAranjuezSpain
  2. 2.Departamento de Matemática Aplicada IUniversidad de VigoPontevedraSpain
  3. 3.Departamento de Sistemas Informáticos y ComputaciónUniversidad Complutense de MadridMadridSpain

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