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3D isometries
Posted: Jan 24, 1996 7:32 PM
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I'm looking for someone familiar with transformation geometry in 3D.
I want to know what are the possible answer to a question like this

Given two isometric solids, what isometry map the firt onto the
second ?

I know that a possibl answer is : a translation of vector (a,b,c).
Another one is : a rotation around a given axe. I think that
another one should be : a reflexion (or symetry) throught a plane.
I also think that there should be another one that should be the
product of a reflection an a translation.

Am I right ? Are there other possible answers ?

André Deschênes

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