Tag Archives: rectangular coordinates

Sine and Cosine

This is for my homies in maths class. I know many of you fear the sin & cos. They’re just a way to convert from circular coordinates to square coordinates. You want to get to the red dot. If you’re … Continue reading

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1D, 2D, circle, back

I don’t know how one gets these ideas. ┬áThe Box-Muller algorithm—which quickly fashions a normal distribution out of a few dice rolls—comes from the following unintuitive chain of logic. Take a problem in a simple domain (1-D). Put it into … Continue reading

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