Conchoid of de Sluze
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DescriptionThis curve was first constructed by René de Sluze in 1662.
René Francois Walter- Baron de Sluze was an important man in the church as well as a mathematician. He contributed to the geometry of spirals and the finding of geometric means. He also invented a general method for determining points of inflection of a curve.