Simple Programs Create 3-D Images

J. C. Sprott
Department of Physics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706


Static or animated two-color computer graphics provide a three dimensional effect when viewed through red/cyan glasses.

Ref: J. C. Sprott, Computers in Physics 6, 132-138 (1992)

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Parallel lines
Fig. 2: Two parallel lines stretch to infinity in anaglyphic representation.

Fig. 3: An object executes a random walk on a sphere in anaglyphic representation.

Fig. 4: Windings with an irrational winding number cover a toroidal surface in anaglyphic representation.

Lorenz attractor (3D)
Fig. 5: The Lorenz attractor provides a good example of the use of anaglyphic representation.

Rossler attractor (3D)
Fig. 6: The Rossler attractor provides another example of the usefulness of anaglyphic representation.