A short MATLAB function that displays a pretty Florida seashell, using a 3D parametrically defined surface. Appears on the front and back cover of the "MATLAB Primer", Davis and Sigmon, Chapman & Hall/CRC Press,
See also "shellgui" in the File Exchange, which allows you to change the shape of the seashell dynamically.
Just as the sound of the sea flows through a seashell, the sound of love flows through the heart.
Author's comments: for an explanation of the a, b, c, and n parameters, see "shellgui", also in the MATLAB Central Gallery.
An interesting and beautiful illustration. It would be nice to include some explanation of what exactly parameters n, a, b and c are controling.
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