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developerWorks: Create Mosaic Images with Perl and ImageMagick

Jan 27, 2006, 05:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nathan Harrington)

Mosaic images are popular in today's print and video media due to their visual appeal and suggestions of technological advancement. This article will cover the methods required to create your own simple mosaic-type images using text and graphical content. The techniques discussed in this article can be used for static and dynamic content creation. As an example, IBM employees can use a tool this article was based on to create mosaic images of their manager's name composed of pictures of that manager's employees.

"Using Perl to access and modify the images into mosaic 'tile' form, we will then process the images using the GD module in a Perl script..."

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