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Topic: 4D Visualization
Replies: 9   Last Post: Apr 8, 1994 10:36 AM

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Michael Rogers

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Re: 4D Visualization Part 2
Posted: May 28, 1993 3:22 PM
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sander (sander@geom.umn.edu) wrote:
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> Aside from all these pathologies, Sullivan has gained
> quite a bit of understanding by analogy. For educational
> purposes and for fun, he has written a program which does a
> stereographic projection of 4D regular solids into 3D,
> where they become soap bubble clusters.


Are these 3D projections then rendered on a 2D device (such
as a computer screen or a printer)? Or does he actually get
a real 3D "sculpture" (either by a mechanical or human device)?
One can imagine a device which creates a holographic image.








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