Vector Field Second Order Derivative Approximation and Geometrical Characteristics

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10404)

Abstract

Vector field is mostly linearly approximated for the purpose of classification and description. This approximation gives us only basic information of the vector field. We will show how to approximate the vector field with second order derivatives, i.e. Hessian and Jacobian matrices. This approximation gives us much more detailed description of the vector field. Moreover, we will show the similarity of this approximation with conic section formula.

Keywords

Vector field Critical point Geometry Conic section Hessian matrix 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Faculty of Applied SciencesUniversity of West BohemiaPilsenCzech Republic

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