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ERIC Number: EJ1002732
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Sep
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 7
ISSN: ISSN-0031-9120
Why Do Photo Finish Images Look Weird?
Gregorcic, Bor; Planinsic, Gorazd
Physics Education, v47 n5 p530-536 Sep 2012
This paper deals with effects that appear on photographs of rotating objects when taken by a photo finish camera, a rolling shutter camera or a computer scanner. These effects are very similar to Roget's palisade illusion. A simple quantitative analysis of the images is also provided. The effects are explored using a computer scanner in a way that is also suitable for a student project activity. (Contains 10 figures.)
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Language: English
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