How does a powerful modeling tool for discovering the best solution to a problem also provide a surprisingly rich medium for creating breathtaking works of art? Join Robert Bosch in a discussion of his new book, which takes readers on an entertaining tour of linear optimization and how it can be used, including to design compelling visual art. Bosch, a professor of mathematics at Oberlin College and an award-winning writer and artist, shares how he combines mathematics and computing to create beauty and express emotion through works of art including mosaics, line drawings, and even sculpture.
About the Author
Robert Bosch is professor of mathematics at Oberlin College and an award-winning writer and artist. His sculpture Embrace was awarded first prize at the 2010 Mathematical Art Exhibition in San Francisco. Visit dominoartwork.com for more of Bosch’s mathematical art. He lives in Oberlin, Ohio. Twitter @baabbaash