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Lecture 7: Intro to Geometry, Splines, and Bezier Curves (133)

The difference between C1 and C2 continuity is often subtle, and the choice between the two often depends on the specific needs of the application. However, C2 continuity is generally preferred in cases where smoothness is of utmost importance, such as in computer animation and high-quality computer graphics. C2 results in an even smoother transition between the curves, with no sudden changes in direction or rate of change in direction rather than C1 having the slope of the curves is continuous and there is no sharp change in direction at the junction point

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