libDraw – Interactive drawing on the Pixar Image Computer

Back in the 1980s I wrote a bunch of software as part of the volumetric medical imaging system we designed for Philips (nee Picker) Medical. We used to document our code in those days. I was digging through some archival stuff of mine, looking for an implementation of Bresenham’s line algorithm I wrote for Mathematica, and this document popped up.

Objects, Materials, Exaggeration, and Perception

For a talk @ the ASU SciHub SciAPP Workshop on Science, the Arts & Possibilities in Perception. It is tempting to think of perception as some form of physical measurement. Indeed, animals seem to act as if they are… Read More

More drawing research

Veiled Virgin Stuff for VSS 2017  

Specularity and Shape from Line Drawings

Indications of shape via specularity in line drawings. PDF here: Mazzarella2014

Vision Science 2014 poster

Here’s Phillips, Mazzarella & Docter (2014) for VSS. Get the PDF here Phillips2014 (Draft of 13 May). Specularity and shape from line drawings. If you’re in Florida next week drop in and say ‘hi’. Or not. An interesting thought: this could… Read More

Pete Experiment

Going to have to hurry up to get my stuff ready for VSS. So much data, so little time. A project I’m working on with Julia Mazzeralla and my ol’ pal Pete Docter.