“Motion without movement” by Freeman, Adelson and Heeger

  • ©William T. Freeman, Edward H. Adelson, and David Heeger




    Motion without movement



    We describe a technique for displaying patterns that appear to move continuously without changing their positions. The method uses a quadrature pair of oriented filters to vary the local phase, giving the sensation of motion. We have used this technique in various computer graphic and scientific visualization applications.


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