School of Computer Science THE UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM

Roger Shepard's Rotated Table Illusion
Visually elaborated
(DRAFT: Liable to change)

Aaron Sloman
http://www.cs.bham.ac.uk/~axs
School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham.


Installed: 3 Feb 2013
Last updated: 3 Feb 2013, 19 Sep 2016; 20 Nov 2016
This document is
http://www.cs.bham.ac.uk/research/projects/cogaff/misc/rotated-table-illusion.html

A partial index of discussion notes is in
http://www.cs.bham.ac.uk/research/projects/cogaff/misc/AREADME.html


Previous versions of the illusion online

NOTE:
The image was drawn using William Chia-Wei Cheng's (Bill Cheng's) ancient, but still very
useful drawing program, Tgif. Tgif is an interactive 2-D drawing tool under X11, available
for Linux and most UNIX platforms. (I use it on various versions of Fedora.)


This web site will be absorbed into the Meta-morphogenesis project's goal of tracing
changes in information processing across biological evolution, development and learning.
http://www.cs.bham.ac.uk/research/projects/cogaff/misc/impossible.html
     (On the importance of abilities to see what's possible and not possible.)
http://www.cs.bham.ac.uk/research/projects/cogaff/talks/#agitut
http://www.cs.bham.ac.uk/research/projects/cogaff/misc/meta-morphogenesis.html
http://www.cs.bham.ac.uk/research/projects/cogaff/misc/triangle-theorem.html


Recommended Reading
(To be expanded)

Maintained by Aaron Sloman
School of Computer Science
The University of Birmingham