# Harmonic Warping

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## Revision as of 13:41, 23 June 2009

Harmonic Warping
This image is a tiling based on a harmonic warping

# Basic Description

Look at Blue Wash for more information to learn how the image that is tiled was created.

# A More Mathematical Explanation

Note: understanding of this explanation requires: *Single Variable Calculus

Essentially, an equation was used to map the points of

• eq [...]

Essentially, an equation was used to map the points of

• equation $d(x) = 1 - \frac{1}{1+x}$, limit is 1

$d(y) = 1 - \frac{1}{1+y}$, limit is 1

• distance compressing warp
• infinite tiling of Euclidean plane mapped onto a rectangle (or ellipse)
• mapping (x,y) from Euclidean plane unto (d(x),d(y)) in rectangle

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# About the Creator of this Image

Paul Cockshott is a computer scientist and a reader at the University of Glasgow. The various math images featured on this page were originally produced for his research.