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technical notes

Each work consists of a Java applet and servlet. The applets use a high quality spline based mesh warping algorithm based on Wolberg 1990 and Smythe 1990. This involves positioning source and destination meshes over the image. Servlets running on the web server maintain statistical data.

Personal Eugenics - a genetic algorithm is used to randomly shift the destination mesh points. The skin tone is varied using a gamma transformation. The applet maintains a history of evolutionary steps, which can be played back as an animation.

Elastic Masculinities the source mesh is aligned to the body. Each slider control moves a number of points in the destination mesh.

Elective Physiognomies is a Java based version of a hypercard interactive first shown at ISEA95.


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