I think that AARON’s basic line drawing algorithm is probably the one described in Harold Cohen’s essay “On Purpose”, or at least a descendant of it.

I’ve implemented a version of this algorithm to use for Ben. It needs tuning up but here’s an example:


3 thoughts to “Ben: Line Drawing

  • Dustin Eyejuice

    Call yourself an artist? I could draw better than that.
    Try holding down the Control key when you do a line.
    – Dustin

  • Rob Myers

    Dustin, I call the program an artist. I will modify the program to feed #\ctrl to the keyboard server and see how that goes

  • Dustin Eyejuice

    Computers are not artists.
    Computers are only good for breaking into banks, Facebook and web sites.
    – Dustin

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