Monthly Archives: January 2012

Hermite Noise

Quintic Hermite Interpolation allows us to interpolate a value with respect to 3 variables.  Its position, velocity and acceleration.  In mathematical terms this translates to the function and its 1st+2nd derivative. More information on Quintic Hermite Interpolation can be found … Continue reading

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Simplex Noise

In 2001 Ken Perlin introduced a new type of gradient noise called Simplex Noise.  The document can be found here.  It is essentially his original gradient noise mapped onto a simplex grid.  The term “Simplex” means the simplest possible primitive … Continue reading

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