[R] [R-pkgs] misc3d_0.4-0 now available on CRAN

Luke Tierney luke at stat.uiowa.edu
Tue Jun 6 17:40:03 CEST 2006

Release 0.4-0 of package misc3d is now available from CRAN.  This
package provides a small collection of functions for 3D plotting,
including 'contour3d' for computing and rendering 3D contours or
isosurfaces and 'parametric3d' for rendering parameterized surfaces.

A major change in this release is that rendering in standard and grid
graphics is now supported in addition to rgl.  To support rendering in
standard and grid graphics the package includes some functions for
managing and rendering triangle mesh representations of surfaces.
Rendering uses simple lighting and shading algorithms to represent 3D
structure.  The examples in


illustrate some of the features.

Dai Feng and Luke Tierney

Luke Tierney
Chair, Statistics and Actuarial Science
Ralph E. Wareham Professor of Mathematical Sciences
University of Iowa                  Phone:             319-335-3386
Department of Statistics and        Fax:               319-335-3017
    Actuarial Science
241 Schaeffer Hall                  email:      luke at stat.uiowa.edu
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