
Definition of Affine transformation
1. Noun. (mathematics) a transformation that is a combination of single transformations such as translation or rotation or reflection on an axis.
Definition of Affine transformation
1. Noun. (geometry linear algebra) a linear transformation between vector spaces followed by a translation. ¹
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Affine Transformation
Literary usage of Affine transformation
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Plane and Solid Analytic Geometry by William Fogg Osgood, William Caspar Graustein (1921)
"16. a/ = 5x + 2, y'= — 3x — l. 17. x>=^=M6, y' = ^±M + 3. V2 V2 6. The General
affine transformation. By the title is meant the transformation . f x' = ax ..."
2. L1statistical Procedures and Related Topics by Yadolah Dodge (1997)
"... leads to parameter estimates that are not equivariant and to statistical tests
that are not invariant under general affine transformation of the data, ..."
3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The affine transformation is protective; that is, it transforms every straight
line into a straight line. AFFINITY. In law, the connection existing in ..."
4. Projective Geometry by Oswald Veblen, John Wesley Young (1918)
"Both of these transformations have the same finite fixed elements as T.* 12.
Let T be an affine transformation, Ij a variable point, yl2 = T(41), ..."