A these transformations appear to be uniform or relatively easy to recognize a mathematical concept behind it (multiplying by a constant, adding a constant to each coordinate, etc.) How do we mathematically describe more complicated functions/transformations that aren't as obvious (such dripping water, crumpling a soda can, etc.)

spidey

How is a shear transformation represented (for example translation may be given a vector to move by, rotation given an angle to rotate) what information must be given to perform a shear transformation?

saphirasnow

The shear transformation here looks like a rotation, despite the explanation later in the slides of how it is different; do shear transformations in 3D often look similar to rotations?

norgate

How is a shear different than a scaling along a diagonal axis?

Concurrensee

Is there any other transformation that is also linear?

How is a shear different from a rotation?

A these transformations appear to be uniform or relatively easy to recognize a mathematical concept behind it (multiplying by a constant, adding a constant to each coordinate, etc.) How do we mathematically describe more complicated functions/transformations that aren't as obvious (such dripping water, crumpling a soda can, etc.)

How is a shear transformation represented (for example translation may be given a vector to move by, rotation given an angle to rotate) what information must be given to perform a shear transformation?

The shear transformation here looks like a rotation, despite the explanation later in the slides of how it is different; do shear transformations in 3D often look similar to rotations?

How is a shear different than a scaling along a diagonal axis?

Is there any other transformation that is also linear?

Why is it called a shear transformation?

Are there any other types of transformations?