Abs Scalar explained

Started by Hetzen, September 30, 2019, 08:51:49 am

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Hetzen

September 30, 2019, 08:51:49 am Last Edit: October 13, 2019, 11:25:00 am by Hetzen Reason: Resize images to 1024
Abs Scalar produces an absolute value from its input. In effect it turns all negative values positive.

Here is a cosine wave passing through a zero ground plane.

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When we pass the signal through an Abs Scalar, all values below the zero plane become positive.

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This method can be used to turn Perlin Noise...

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...into Perlin Billows.

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If there's any errors, omissions or questions about the above, please leave a comment and we will add further details in this post when relevant.

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