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Create a Tessellation
Create a Tessellation. Technology for Classroom Teachers until you have a completed Tessellation pattern. Save often!!!
TESSELLATIONS A tessellation may be defined as a division of a
geometrists centuries ago reserved the term tessellation merely for divisions of the plane Tessellations arise quite naturally in numerous applications.
Centroidal Voronoi Tessellations: Applications and Algorithms
Tessellation: Space-Time Partitioning in a Manycore Client OS
Programming for Real-Time Tessellation on GPU

Suggested News Resources

Epic's August UDK Adds Movie Capture System, Adaptive Tessellation
The latest additions to the UDK is a movie capture system, an iCloud document saving system for iOS as well as adaptive tessellation and material functions.
In-depth Analysis of DX11 Crysis Shows Highly Questionable Tessellation Usage
Image courtesy of Tech Report Using an AMD tool called GPU PerfStudio, it's possible to see which objects and surfaces have been tessellated and where the GPU is spending the bulk of its rendering time.
Terrain Tessellation confirmed for Battlefield 3
DICE has confirmed on Twitter that Battlefield 3 will make use of "Terrain Tessellation". The news was confirmed through the twitter account of Johan Andersson.
Rage: The Tech Behind Id Tech 5
The engine doesn't support tessellation, but character detail is good without it Rage takes place in an alternate future in which the asteroid 99942 Apophis struck the Earth in 2029.
OpenGL 4.1 Tessellation Shaders Help! Tutorials?
I'm trying to make a planet from an 8 triangle sphere vis opengl 4 programmable tessellation.

Suggested Web Resources

Tessellation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A tessellation or tiling of the plane is a pattern of plane figures that fills the plane with no overlaps and no gaps.
Tessellations - Escher and how to make your own
This site covers tessellations from the artists point of view, with only easy geometry. We have do-it-yourself lessons, art galleries, and history sections.
Cool Math 4 Kids - Tessellations - free online cool math lessons
Basically, a tessellation is a way to tile a floor (that goes on forever) with shapes so that there is no overlapping and no gaps.
DirectX 11 Tessellation
DirectX 11 Tessellation—what it is and why it matters As a concept, tessellation is fairly straight forward—you take a polygon and dice it into smaller pieces.
Interactivate: Tessellate!
Tessellate!: Create a tessellation by deforming a triangle, rectangle or hexagon to form a polygon that tiles the plane.

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