An Exhibition of Exponential Sums: Visualizing Supercharacters

Paula Burkhardt, Gabriel Currier, Stephan Ramon Garcia, Mathieu de Langis, Bob Lutz and Hong Suh
Proceedings of Bridges 2015: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture (2015)
Pages 475–478 Short Papers


We discuss a simple mathematical mechanism that produces a variety of striking images of great complexity and subtlety. We briefly explain this approach and present a selection of attractive images obtained using this technique.