Daniel J. Sandin: A Volume of Two-Dimensional Julia Sets




 
  • ©1991, Daniel J. Sandin

Artist(s):


Title:


    A Volume of Two-Dimensional Julia Sets

Exhibition:


Creation Year:


    1991

Medium:


    3/4" videotape

Size:


    2'00"

Category:



Technical Information:


    Hardware: AT&T Pixel Machine
    Software: Custom written in the RT/1 and C programming languages


Video:

 



Other Information:


    The visualization of 3D fractal objects is very difficult because they are not made up of polygons and normals are not defined. John Hart developed the ray­tracer which uses distance estimation to intersect the ray with the object and approximate the normals. My intention with the animation controlling software that I wrote, is to produce a ‘dramatic and dynamic exploration of this particular fractal. Original music and audio effects by Laurie Spiegel. Mathematical research by Lou Kauffman. Visual Leadership by Tom DeFanti.