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"Tetradic Knot," by Mehrdad Garousi (Hamadan, Iran)

20" x 20", Digital Art Print, 2010
I am interested in all types of mathematical arts which are generated in computers; from 2D and 3D fractals to 3D mathematical sculptures and knots. Every now and then I encounter a new imagery software working on the basis of mathematical algorithms, I try to examine its capacities in creating works containing acceptable amounts of aesthetics. This time I have used Surfer, a mathematical imagery software which creates and displays surfaces constructed according to zero sets of polynomial equations. (x^2+y^2+z^2(0.5+2*a)^2)^2(3.0*((0.5+2*a)^2)1.0)/(3.0((0.5+2*a)^2))*(1zsqrt(3)*x)*(1z+sqrt(3)*x)*(1+z+sqrt(3)*y)*(1+zsqrt(3)*y)=0 a= 0.15. It should be paid attention that opening my equations in the software might not have the same result in your viewer. Differences are because of zoom, color and/or position issues which are not contained in the equations.  Mehrdad Garousi (Hamadan, Iran, http://mehrdadart.deviantart.com)


