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d dessiner

Manual drawing program

This project was presented in the Hotel Pupik (Austria) during Summer '05.

d  dessiner

Requirement: 1 sheet of paper, 4 dice

Algorithm:
	Start: 
	draw the first point by throwing dice {d1, d2, d3, d4}
	x = d1 * d2
	y = d3 * d4
	
	Loop: throw dice until a previous combination comes up
	add the next point and draw the line between  the two last points
	x = d1 * f(d2)
	y = d3 * f(d4)
	
	where:
	f(1) = - 2	f(4) = + 0.5
	f(2) = - 1	f(5) = + 1
	f(3) = - 0.5	f(6) = + 2
	
The drawings: (click to enlarge)
D  dessiner - variation 1/6 D  dessiner - variation 2/6 D  dessiner - variation 3/6 D  dessiner - variation 4/6 D  dessiner - variation 5/6 D  dessiner - variation 6/6

Notes: D dessiner is a program using the human machine to generate drawings.
The time required to design may vary between 2 hours and 7 hours. The resulting drawing may simple or pretty complex. 6^4 = 1296 dice combinaisons are available. The probability to get a double is around 51 steps. D dessiner is also a tribute to Mallarm poem "Un coup de ds jamais n'abolira le hasard"

D  dessiner - work in progress

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