Stripey Squares

Kelly Delp
Proceedings of Bridges 2014: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture (2014)
Pages 73–78 Regular Papers


A black and white image can be represented by a matrix containing numbers between 0 and 1; we describe a way to visualize the squares of these image matrices, and more generally any non-negative power. The squares all share a common feature, stripes, and we explain the mathematics behind these.