Arithmetization of a Circular Arc

  • Aurélie Richard
  • Guy Wallet
  • Laurent Fuchs
  • Eric Andres
  • Gaëlle Largeteau-Skapin
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5810)

Abstract

In this paper, we present an arithmetization of the Euler’s integration scheme based on infinitely large integers coming from the nonstandard analysis theory. Using the differential equation that defines circles allows us to draw two families of discrete arc circles using three parameters, the radius, the global scale and the drawing scale. These parameters determine the properties of the obtained arc circles. We give criteria to assure the 8-connectivity. A global error estimate for the arithmetization of the Euler’s integration scheme is also given and a first attempt to define the approximation order of an arithmetized integration scheme is provided.

Keywords

Discrete circle Discrete arc circle Arithmetization Numerical scheme Error order Connectedness 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aurélie Richard
    • 1
  • Guy Wallet
    • 2
  • Laurent Fuchs
    • 1
  • Eric Andres
    • 1
  • Gaëlle Largeteau-Skapin
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire XLIM-SICUniversité de PoitiersFuturoscope Chasseneuil cedexFrance
  2. 2.Laboratoire MIAUniversité de La RochelleLa Rochelle cedexFrance

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