Creating Cartoon Images with Functions: A Pedagogical Project

M. G. Marques and M. Pires
Proceedings of Bridges 2010: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture (2010)
Pages 435–438 Short Papers


The aim of this paper is to present how elementary real functions can be used to produce some artistic works and how this can be an efficient method for teaching functions, namely for making students discover and understand, in a recreational way, many facts concerning functions and their graphs.