The Resource Computers and the imagination : visual adventures beyond the edge, Clifford A. Pickover

Computers and the imagination : visual adventures beyond the edge, Clifford A. Pickover

Label
Computers and the imagination : visual adventures beyond the edge
Title
Computers and the imagination
Title remainder
visual adventures beyond the edge
Statement of responsibility
Clifford A. Pickover
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pickover, Clifford A
Dewey number
004
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA76
LC item number
.P465 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Computers
  • Computer simulation
  • Computer graphics
  • Ordinateurs
  • Simulation par ordinateur
  • Infographie
  • Computer graphics
  • Computer simulation
  • Computers
  • Informatique
  • Simulation, Méthodes de
  • Computerkunst
  • Computergraphik
  • Infographie
  • Ordinateurs
  • Simulation par ordinateur
  • Computergrafik
  • Computerkunst
Label
Computers and the imagination : visual adventures beyond the edge, Clifford A. Pickover
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Introduction -- Computers and the unexpected -- Part II. Simulation -- Simulation: Introduction -- Butterfly curves -- The cancer conundrum -- Growing your own font -- Experiments with a leaning tower of books -- Building your own artificial web -- A wiring problem -- Desktop evolution -- Research and development -- Part III. Speculation -- Speculation: Introduction -- A soda-can sized super-super computer -- Who are the ten most influential scientists in history? -- The mummy project -- A personal computer placed in the year 1900 -- Research and development -- Part IV. Visualization -- Visualization: Introduction -- Pain induced patterns -- The Ikeda attractor -- Virtual voltage sculptures -- The world of chaos -- Irregularly oscillating fossil seashells -- Picturing randomness with noise spheres -- Visualizing cantor cheese construction -- Twisted mirror worlds -- Polyhedral paradise -- Turning a universe inside-out -- From math comes beauty: Monkey curves and spirals -- Visualization of the Gleichniszahlen-Reihe monster -- The moire effect: Practical and pictorial patterns -- Computer exoskeletons -- Part V. Exploration -- Exploration: Introduction -- The lute of Pythagoras -- Results of the very-large-number contest -- A prime plaid -- Infinite sequences in centered hexamorphic numbers -- On the existence of cakemorphic integers -- A Fractal goose -- All known replicating fibonacci-digits less than one billion -- The juggler sequence -- Earthwork algebra -- Friendly technology -- Palindromes on parade -- Reversed numbers and palindromes -- Chimpanzee/man hybrid -- Infinite triangular arrays -- Undulating undecamorphic and undulating pseudofareymorphic integers -- A pattern based on the Mandelbrot set -- The computer smorgasbord -- Million-point sculptures -- Continued roots in the complex plane -- Pictured spherical lissajous figures -- Fractal faces -- Part VI. Invention -- Invention: Introduction -- Self-correcting anti-dylexic font -- Speech synthesis grenade -- Pictorial password systems -- Evolving computers -- Part VII. Imagination -- Computer-generated poetry -- Part VIII. Fiction -- The twenty-fourth annual meeting of the Chaos Society -- The big black bug -- There will be soft cattle
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 419 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color))
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1028565429
Label
Computers and the imagination : visual adventures beyond the edge, Clifford A. Pickover
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Introduction -- Computers and the unexpected -- Part II. Simulation -- Simulation: Introduction -- Butterfly curves -- The cancer conundrum -- Growing your own font -- Experiments with a leaning tower of books -- Building your own artificial web -- A wiring problem -- Desktop evolution -- Research and development -- Part III. Speculation -- Speculation: Introduction -- A soda-can sized super-super computer -- Who are the ten most influential scientists in history? -- The mummy project -- A personal computer placed in the year 1900 -- Research and development -- Part IV. Visualization -- Visualization: Introduction -- Pain induced patterns -- The Ikeda attractor -- Virtual voltage sculptures -- The world of chaos -- Irregularly oscillating fossil seashells -- Picturing randomness with noise spheres -- Visualizing cantor cheese construction -- Twisted mirror worlds -- Polyhedral paradise -- Turning a universe inside-out -- From math comes beauty: Monkey curves and spirals -- Visualization of the Gleichniszahlen-Reihe monster -- The moire effect: Practical and pictorial patterns -- Computer exoskeletons -- Part V. Exploration -- Exploration: Introduction -- The lute of Pythagoras -- Results of the very-large-number contest -- A prime plaid -- Infinite sequences in centered hexamorphic numbers -- On the existence of cakemorphic integers -- A Fractal goose -- All known replicating fibonacci-digits less than one billion -- The juggler sequence -- Earthwork algebra -- Friendly technology -- Palindromes on parade -- Reversed numbers and palindromes -- Chimpanzee/man hybrid -- Infinite triangular arrays -- Undulating undecamorphic and undulating pseudofareymorphic integers -- A pattern based on the Mandelbrot set -- The computer smorgasbord -- Million-point sculptures -- Continued roots in the complex plane -- Pictured spherical lissajous figures -- Fractal faces -- Part VI. Invention -- Invention: Introduction -- Self-correcting anti-dylexic font -- Speech synthesis grenade -- Pictorial password systems -- Evolving computers -- Part VII. Imagination -- Computer-generated poetry -- Part VIII. Fiction -- The twenty-fourth annual meeting of the Chaos Society -- The big black bug -- There will be soft cattle
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 419 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color))
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1028565429

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