Scientific and artistic investigation of multi-dimensional fractals on the AT & T pixel machine

John C. Hart, Gordon W. Lescinsky, Daniel J. Sandin, Thomas A. DeFanti, Louis H. Kauffman

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The pipelined architecture and parallel organization of the AT&T Pixel Machine image computer are described and demonstrated with applications for the visualization of multidimensional fractals, particularly linear fractals and quaternion/ stacked Julia sets. Techniques for pushing the Pixel Machine to its peak abilities are described and apply to more recent parallel image computers as well.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)346-355
Number of pages10
JournalThe Visual Computer
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 1 1993



  • Fractals
  • Parallelism

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design

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