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IFIP ECS 2008

September 9th, 2008 admin No comments

I’ve just presented my graduation work on the physical induction of emotions and an implementation for entertainment on the IFIP Entertainment Computing Symposium.

The presentation can be downloaded at http://www.rockabit.com/downloads/IFIP_ECS_2008.ppt.

The paper can be downloaded in PDF format here:

full version (16 pages)

short version (8 pages)

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Particle experiments

September 9th, 2008 admin 3 comments

Here’s some small experiments I did in ActionScript 3 with particles in combination with perlin noise determining how they move.

In all cases it’s a bunch of particles placed in a circle, each one having its position linked to a randomly chosen pixel in a scrolling perlin noise filled bitmap. The third example has only a few particles and interconnects them with a curve, creating a moving type of amorphous blob.

pulsating iris

pulsating fountain

globule

Edit: I’ve added a small motion blur effect to the globule to make it a little bit more interesting, visually.

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