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View Resource Primordial Soup Kitchen

Cooked up by chef David Griffeath, mathematics professor at the University of Wisconsin, Primordial Soup Kitchen is a repository for information about "self-organization of random cellular automata," via "computer graphics and animations that illustrate the ability of local parallel update rules to generate spatial structure from disordered initial states." Click on Intro or the spiral from the...

http://psoup.math.wisc.edu/kitchen.html
View Resource Aha-soft: ArtIcons

ArtIcons 3.16, a product by Aha-soft, allows users to find, create, edit, import, and export icons, as well as manage icon libraries. This product creates and edits icons in standard or custom sizes and in color depths up to 32-bit True Color. ArtIcons 3.16 contains various graphic tools, including enhanced gradient and chess fill. Users can import icons from image, cursor and library files,...

http://www.aha-soft.com/index.htm
View Resource USC Institute for Creative Technologies: Graphics Lab

The Graphics Lab is part of the University of Southern California's Institute for Creative Technologies. The lab performs research on computer graphics and modeling techniques such as image-based lighting, range scanning, and animation. This is all made possible by a U.S. Army contract "to advance the state of immersive training simulation." The Lab's homepage offers many details on the various...

http://projects.ict.usc.edu/graphics/
View Resource CSShark Answers Frequently Asked Questions: The CSS Know-How Site

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is an Internet tool that separates the presentation from the structural markup of a Web site. CSS keeps the structure of a document lean and fast while controlling the appearance of its content. This product is not an adapted tool from print or programming; rather, it is a means of enhancing HTML. For users interested in learning more about this tool, this informative...

http://www.mako4css.com/
View Resource Filling Holes in Complex Surfaces Using Volumetric Diffusion

Presented at the First International Symposium on 3D Data Processing, Visualization, and Transmission held in Padua, Italy, June 19-21, 2002, this 11-page paper by James Davis, Stephen R. Marschner, Matt Garr, and Marc Levoy presents an algorithm that can fill holes in 3D models using volumetric diffusion. Using a 3D model of a section of hair from a photograph of the Michelangelo's David, the...

http://graphics.stanford.edu/papers/holefill-3dpvt02/
View Resource Vertical Motion Simulator

The Vertical Motion Simulator (VMS), at the NASA Ames Research Center, is an advanced flight simulation facility. This Web site provides thorough descriptions of all of the VMS systems. The VMS is a full immersion environment, complete with customizable cockpit, controls, and instrumentation to give the appearance of any aerospace vehicle. One of its most intriguing characteristics is...

https://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/research/technology-onepag...
View Resource Quick Screen Capture 1.15b

Quick Screen Capture is a utility that allows users to capture full screenshots in a variety of formats, including BMP, JPEG, and GIF. The application is also customizable, as users can define a hotkey for easy use in capturing different shots. The utility also comes with an image editor, providing a host of functions for modifying and resizing images. While this particular edition is only a trial...

http://www.etrusoft.com/
View Resource Digital Imaging and Image Processing

The first site is an excellent introduction to digital imaging from the Eastman Kodak Company (1). There are five lessons with review questions and competency exams, covering fundamentals, image capture, and processing. A more technical introduction is found at the Digital Imaging Glossary (2). This educational resource has several short articles about compression algorithms and specific imaging...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/met/2002/1108
View Resource Alice

Alice is a free "3D interactive graphics programming environment" developed at Carnegie Mellon University. The Windows-based authoring tool includes a program from a professor at the University of Tokyo that allows the user to create 3D models. Alice is then used to paint the objects, which can be included in Web sites and viewed by anyone with the free browser plug-in. The tools are known for...

http://www.alice.org/
View Resource Drawing with the Hand in Free Space

Leonardo, a journal that focuses on applications of science and technology in art, included this paper in its second-to-last issue of 2002. The author discusses a fascinating method of creating three dimensional shapes in a semi-immersive virtual environment. Developed at Caltech, the technique tracks the motion of a user's hand, which is fitted with a special type of glove. With the help of an...

http://www.multires.caltech.edu/pubs/schkolne_leonardo.pdf
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