This book contains a number of typographical conventions to enhance readability and understanding.
SMALL CAPS are used for the first occurrence of defined terms.
Italics are used for emphasis, document titles, and coordinate values such as x, y, and z.
Bold serif is used for language keywords.
Sans serif is used for macros and symbolic constants that appear in the text.
Bold sans serif is used for function names.
Italic sans serif is used for variables, parameter names, spatial dimensions, and matrix components.
Fixed width is used for code examples.