Generating Patterns Similar to Peruvian Textiles

To visualize functions of the form , it is useful to show the coordinate as a color over a two-dimensional grid for and . Many of these visualizations have considerable aesthetic appeal. The result suggests a new task for mathematics: the creation of patterns for art or design.


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This is an example of "experimental aesthetics", a method that has become possible with the help of computers.
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