The Speed of Mathematics

Javier Barrallo
Bridges Leeuwarden: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture (2008)
Pages 479–480


Demos are real time computer presentations made within a computer subculture known as Demoscene. Demos shows off the programmer’s ability to squeeze visual effects, graphics and music into very little space, often by generating images and sound data by means of optimized mathematical formulae and algorithms rather than just reading it from a data file.