“Not Knot (excerpt)” by Gunn

  • ©Charlie Gunn


Conference:


SIGGRAPH Video Review:


Track:


    03

Title:


    Not Knot (excerpt)

Length:


    3:55

Director(s):


Company / Institution / Agency:


  • The Geometry Supercomputer Project

Description:


    An introduction to the fascinating world of knots, as seen from a mathematician’s perspective. Re­lying on visual imagery rather than technical language, it takes the viewer to the edge of current research, culminating in a pioneering fly-through of hyper­bolic space.

Hardware:


    HARDWARE: Silicon Graphics 4D workstations

Software:


    SOFTWARE DEVELOPER: Softimage
    Renderman
    Mathematica
    Rayshade


Additional Contributors:


    Written by: David Epstein, Charlie Gunn, Scott Kim, Silvio Levy, Stuart Levy, Delle Maxwell, Tobias Orloff, John Sullivan, William Thurston
    Technical Director: Charlie Gunn
    Artistic Director: Delle Maxwell
    Modeling, Animation & Rendering: Tobias Orloff, Delle Maxwell, Stuart Levy, Charlie Gunn, Scott Kim
    Narrator: Chery Hays
    Video Editor: Jerry Lakso
    Audio: Joe Demko