the branch of geometry dealing with affine transformations.
- Affine group
the group of all affine transformations of a finite-dimensional vector space.
- Affine transformation
affine transformation mathematics A linear transformation followed by a translation. Given a matrix M and a vector v, A(x) = Mx + v is a typical affine transformation. (1995-04-10)
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