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What does NURBS stand for?

NURBS stands for Non-Uniform Rational B-Spline (mathematical algorithm used in computer graphics especially CAD)

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Among their topics are non-uniform rational B-splines and their use is analyzing linear problems, vibrations and wave propagation, nonlinear isogeometric analysis, fluids, higher-order partial differential equations, and some additional geometry.
Rhino, from Robert McNeel & Associates (Seattle, WA), is an extremely inexpensive, Windows-based, free-form 3D modeling program that handles non-uniform rational B-spline (NURBS) curves, surfaces, and solids.
The Maya Artisan tool in the software has been upgraded to with polygon surfaces as well as Non-Uniform Rational B-Spline, or NURBS, that are mathematical representations of a 3D object.