Cartesian coordinate system

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a coordinate system for which the coordinates of a point are its distances from a set perpendicular lines that intersect at the origin of the system

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These are planes in the 3D coordinate system that are typically perpendicular to the direction that the camera is pointing.
The first coordinate system is the 3D coordinate system in which the geometric primitives (points, line segments, and triangles) are defined.
As mentioned above, the projection from the 3D coordinate system to the 2D pixel coordinate system is a major part of the rendering process and is a central component of our methods.
All of the geometric primitives are specified in terms of points in the 3D coordinate system.