Forma, Vol. 6 (No. 2), pp. 61-84, 1991

Computer Animation in Topology

Nelson L. Max

University of California, Davis, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore. CA 94550, U.S.A.

(Received December 25, 1990; Accepted January 7, 1991)

Keywords: Animation, Topology, Sphere Eversion, Limit Curves, Fractals, Catastrophe Theory

Abstract. This report describes a series of 17 short computer animated films produced by the Topology Films project. They illustrate the concepts of limit curves, space filling curves, sphere eversions, and other topological theories, including catastrophe theory.