MATLAB: The Viking Ship

Minted on Apr 16, 2021
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The classic piece of Internet Art from 1995.

The Viking Ship is a set of animated cubic Bézier curves, mathematical functions describing three-dimensional shapes moving through space, an early form of CGI. The Viking Ship was created in MATLAB 4 on a Sun SPARCstation.

The story as told by MATLAB creators MathWorks:
https://blogs.mathworks.com/community/2016/08/15/happy-birthday-matlab-central/

Full source code available:
https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/705-a-viking-ship

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