Mathematics and Beauty

Cliff Pickover cliff at WATSON.IBM.COM
Fri May 17 14:42:40 EST 1991


For those of you who have followed the "Mathematics and Beauty Series"
of papers, the following might be enjoyable.  You can get a free copy by
requesting it at the address below.  The resemblance of the structures
to bone and plant stalks suggest the methods could be used to create
simple models of certain complicated natural structures for use in
computer graphics.

Pickover, C. (1991) Cleopatra's necklace and the aesthetics of
osculatory growth. RC 16740

Outside IBM Research Division, order from:
ITIRC
Attn: Irene Sacco
500 Columbus Avenue
Thornwood, NY  10594

Inside IBM Research Division, order from:
Distribution Services
F11-Stormytown
IBM Watson Research Center
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598



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