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About a month ago I wrote my first serious post in this blog. It was about circle packings. Well, that’s nothing special because pretty much everybody knows what a circle packing is and many have used it in the field of generative art to produce stunning images and patterns. 850 more words


On Representing Circles and Disks

JMU is hosting an REU program this summer in computer science. Sarah Ciresi, a rising senior at Georgetown, is working on a project to develop a low-cost 3D scanner for capturing soap bubble configurations. 646 more words


Circle packings are nice. They are geometrically quite fascinating and visually appealing. But besides, they also have some interesting applications in computational and differential geometry, especially since Thurston linked them to conformal mappings. 266 more words