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  1. Angell, I.O. and Griffith, G., High-resolution Computer Graphics Using FORTRAN 77, 1987.

    There is lots of good stuff in here. @pentronik

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  2. Angell, I.O., Computer geometric art, 1985.

    It’s just some patterns. I don’t find it that helpful, inspiring, or interesting. @pentronik

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  3. Flanagan, David and Matsumoto, Yukihiro, The Ruby Programming Language, 2008. More Details
  4. Mandelbrot, B.B., The Fractal Geometry of Nature, 1983.

    A very good book. @pentronik

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  5. Mandelbrot, B., Fractals: Form, Chance, and Dimension, 2020. More Details
  6. Yue, D., Perspective drawing by programmable calculator, 1984. More Details
  7. Gardner, M., Mathematical Carnival: From Penny Puzzles, Card Shuffles and Tricks of Lightning Calculators to Roller Coaster Rides Into the Fourth Dimension, 1975. More Details
  8. Oberg, E. and Jones, F.D. and Horton, H.L., Machinery’s Handbook: A Reference Book for the Mechanical Engineer, Draftsman, Toolmaker and Machinist, 1979. More Details
  9. Shiffman, D. and Fry, S. and Marsh, Z., The Nature of Code, 2012. More Details
  10. Farris, F.A., Creating Symmetry: The Artful Mathematics of Wallpaper Patterns, 2015. More Details
  11. O’Rourke, J., How to Fold It: The Mathematics of Linkages, Origami, and Polyhedra, 2011. More Details
  12. Jackson, P., How to Make Repeat Patterns: A Guide for Designers, Architects and Artists, 2018. More Details
  13. Van Verth, J.M. and van Verth, J.M. and Bishop, L.M., Essential Mathematics for Games and Interactive Applications: A Programmer’s Guide, 2004. More Details
  14. Thompson, D’Arcy, On Growth and Form, Abridged Edition, 1961. More Details
  15. Grünbaum, B. and Shephard, G.C., Tilings and Patterns, 1987. More Details
  16. Senechal, M., Quasicrystals and Geometry, 1996. More Details
  17. Harrison, C. and Wood, P.J., Art in Theory 1900 - 2000: An Anthology of Changing Ideas, 2003. More Details
  18. Choma, J., Morphing: A Guide to Mathematical Transformations for Architects and Designers, 2015.

    Is it just me, or is the parametric range notation just incorrectly written? @pentronik

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  19. Hilbert, D. and Cohn-Vossen, S. and Nemenyi, P., Geometry and the Imagination, 1952. More Details
  20. Lockwood, E.H., Book of Curves: U.P., 1963. More Details
  21. Mumford, D. and Series, C. and Wright, D. and Gonick, L., Indra’s Pearls: The Vision of Felix Klein, 2002. More Details
  22. Cirlot, J.E. and Sage, J. and Read, H., A Dictionary of Symbols, 1976. More Details
  23. Reas, C. and Fry, B. and Maeda, J., Processing: A Programming Handbook for Visual Designers and Artists, 2007. More Details
  24. Mitchell, W.J.T. and Mitchell, W.J. and Mitchell, W.J., The Reconfigured Eye: Visual Truth in the Post-photographic Era, 1992. More Details
  25. Bayles, D. and Orland, T., Art & Fear: Observations on the perils (and rewards) of artmaking, 2001.

    Really excellent for framing an art practice, particularly if you don’t have a background in it, or family to reference. @pentronik

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  26. Charbonneau, P., Natural Complexity: A Modeling Handbook, 2017. More Details
  27. Tufte, E., Seeing with Fresh Eyes: Meaning, Space, Data, Truth, 2020. More Details