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What is the deeper mathematical basis of our natural world? Throughout nature and technology - and places where they overlap - there are algorithmic systems that generate beauty. They appear in countless and surprising places: music, art, seashells, flowers, chemical reactions, and mathematics itself. They appear accidentally and intentionally in the arts and artifacts, from the beginning of human creativity. This presentation will be a survey of the designs & animations created by these systems, and a discussion of the code used in their creation.
Pressenter: Alec Cove
Alec Cove is a New York City based Software Engineer and Artist. His areas of research include data visualization, artificial life, and physically based modeling. He is the author of the physics engines APE and Flade, the both of which were technical merit finalists at Flash Forward. His web development skills and interest span most platforms, frameworks, and languages, and in particular j2ee, .Net, PHP, Flash, Flex, and ActionScript. He is the co-author of 'Professional PHP5' from Wrox Press.

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