WAVO: An Interactive Ball to Express Light Waves with Wave Equation

  • Kazushi Mukaiyama
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6133)


This paper describes an art work named WAVO. WAVO consists of a PoSC micro-computer, an accelerometer and a 16x16 matrix LED and express moving waves with LED. These waves are calculated by Wave Equation in real-time. Therefore, people can feel beautiful moving of lights which this equation makes. Yet, people can enjoy interacting waves as WAVO has an accelerometer. Interacting with people, this art work notices them fascinating aspects of mathematics.


art interaction physics wave equation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kazushi Mukaiyama
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  1. 1.Media Architecture Department, Faculty of System Information ScienceFuture University HakodateHokkaidoJapan

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