Terrapattern Turns Satellite Images Into Beautiful Mosaics #ArtTuesday
Take an image in a city. Then Terrapattern finds more satellite images that repeat color, texture, and shape. The world’s patterns revealed. via WebUrbanist
The system works by looking at its subjects in layers, looking for identifying features like curves, edges and shadows that indicate height. In a way, its task is similar than some pattern recognition software since it is not called upon to identify the subject, just match it.