Fractals and Formal Texture Specification

  • Gabriele Englert
  • Manfred Schendel
Part of the Beiträge zur Graphischen Datenverarbeitung book series (GRAPHISCHEN)

Abstract

As a rule, the surfaces of real objects are not structureless. In addition to a constant color they have further properties that are commonly summarized under the term texture. Textures are location-dependent variations in color, geometry, or even transparency or surface roughness, and give the characteristic appearance to materials like stone, sand, marble, and textile surfaces.

Keywords

Manifold Retina Refraction Harness 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gabriele Englert
    • 1
  • Manfred Schendel
    • 1
  1. 1.Fraunhofer-Institut für Graphische DatenverarbeitungDarmstadtGermany

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