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Conics as Rational Bezier Curves

Conics as NURBS (Ellipse)

which implies

Conics as NURBS (Hyperbola)

which implies:

Conics as NURBS (Parabola)

which implies:

Not Unique
For Example, A Common Alternative Form:

which derives from rewriting:

CS488/688: Introduction to Interactive Computer Graphics
University of Waterloo
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