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Computer-created shapes cast different shadows

发布时间:2017-04-04 06:01:25来源:未知点击:

SHADOW artists aim to wow their audience by arranging a seemingly random assortment of shapes which, when lit from the right angle, cast a recognisable silhouette. Now Niloy Mitra, a computer scientist at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi has taken the concept further by creating objects which can cast three different shadows at once. Working with Mark Pauly of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Mitra has designed a computer algorithm capable of designing such objects. “I am only aware of two to three art pieces that use multiple views,