affine transformation

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Noun1.affine transformation - (mathematics) a transformation that is a combination of single transformations such as translation or rotation or reflection on an axisaffine transformation - (mathematics) a transformation that is a combination of single transformations such as translation or rotation or reflection on an axis
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
transformation - (mathematics) a function that changes the position or direction of the axes of a coordinate system
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n]} of vertexes is affinely independent if and only if the vectors [v.
n]} be an affinely independent set of n + 1 vertexes.
q]) be simplexes whose combined sets of vertexes are affinely independent.