Simulating decorative mosaics

@article{Hausner2001SimulatingDM,
  title={Simulating decorative mosaics},
  author={Alejo Hausner},
  journal={Proceedings of the 28th annual conference on Computer graphics and interactive techniques},
  year={2001}
}
  • A. Hausner
  • Published 1 August 2001
  • Computer Science
  • Proceedings of the 28th annual conference on Computer graphics and interactive techniques
This paper presents a method for simulating decorative tile mosaics. Such mosaics are challenging because the square tiles that comprise them must be packed tightly and yet must follow orientations chosen by the artist. Based on an existing image and user-selected edge features, the method can both reproduce the image's colours and emphasize the selected edges by placing tiles that follow the edges. The method uses centroidal voronoi diagrams which normally arrange points in regular hexagonal… 
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