[R] parametric surfaces

Ross Ihaka ihaka at stat.auckland.ac.nz
Tue Sep 30 00:05:42 CEST 2003

vtas at uosis.mif.vu.lt wrote:
> Hi,
> does anyone know how to plot 3D parametric surface,e.g ellipsoid:
> x=a*cos(s)*cos(t),
> y=b*sin(s)*cos(t),
> z=sin(t);
> s in [0,2*pi],
> t in [-pi,pi].
> Vytautas Maniusis,
> Vilnius University, Lithuania

A genuine 3d vector rendering package is on my todo list, but it has
lower priorty than many other tasks (i.e. it is some years off).

You might try looking at RGL to see if that meets your needs.

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