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 +===== Johan Gielis =====
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 +==== Personal Details ====
 +**Johan Gielis** runs the company //Genicap// that is dedicated to the commercial application of the [[wp>superformula]] which can be used to create [[supershape|supershapes]]. He holds a trademark on the term Superformula(tm) and has filed a patent for the application of the formula to the field of computer graphics.
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 +==== Criticism ====
 +Patents on algorithms, numbers and formulas as such -- commonly refered to as [[wp>software patents]] -- may be considered an indicator of a broken patent system.
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 +==== Publications ====
 +=== Papers ===
 +  * [[http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/full/90/3/333|A generic geometric transformation that unifies a wide range of natural and abstract shapes]] by Johan Gielis, 2003
 +=== Manuals ===
 +  * [[http://web.archive.org/web/20040727092422/http://genicap.com/manuals/SI_Manual_V1_1.pdf|Genicap Supergraphx for Adobe Illustrator]] (PDF) 
 +  * [[http://web.archive.org/web/20050131100542/http://www.genicap.com/manuals/3DSE_Manual_V1_3.pdf|Genicap Supergraphx 3D Shape Explorer]] (PDF) 
 +==== Web Links ====
 +=== Scientific ===
 +  * [[wp>Superformula]] on Wikipedia
 +=== Commercial ===
 +  * [[http://www.screen-online.de/blog/details/?date=2005.05.23+01%3A08%3A24|Interview with Johan Gielis]] in Screen 2.0
 +  * [[http://geniaal.be|Geniaal]] and [[http://www.genicap.com|Genicap]] Websites by Johan Gielis
 +  * [[http://www.wipo.int/pctdb/en/wo.jsp?wo=2004111885|Patent WO/2004/111885]] Genicap 2004
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