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### Course: Pixar in a Box>Unit 2

Lesson 2: Mathematics of animation curves

# 3. De Casteljau's algorithm

We can use de Casteljau's algorithm to calculate curves using any number of points.

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• is it important to teach younger kids about technology?
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• i got a big question how do you put a piece of cheese on a phone and put on ceiling?
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• Isn't it called De Casteljau's algorithm, and not Castlejau's?
• Is this similar to subdivision surface algorithms for smoothing 3D modeled surfaces?
• is the main point of animation for entertainment purposes
• Partially. Some animations are for educational purposes, and others are sadly used for hate (such as those gacha cringe children who animate their videos badly just to hate on a good creator). Most animation we see today is for entertainment, but schools still use edutainment animations to teach topics such as politics, history, math, and more.
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• De Casteljau's algorithm is pretty confusing for me, I am a 4th grader in Vietnam and at here we do not learn about this