Bundle of Planes

A set of planes sharing a point in common. For planes specified in Hessian normal form, a bundle of planes can therefore be specified as


where lambda_1,lambda_2 are free real parameters. This can be made more symmetrical by introducing homogeneous parameters lambda_1=mu_2/mu_1 and lambda_2=mu_3/mu_1 to obtain


(Gellert et al. 1989, p. 543).

See also

Plane, Plane-Plane Intersection, Sheaf of Planes

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Gellert, W.; Gottwald, S.; Hellwich, M.; Kästner, H.; and Künstner, H. (Eds.). VNR Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics, 2nd ed. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1989.

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