Tag Archives: Futurama

Encode and decode Futurama’s alienese in C#

My last two posts explained a program can pull out pieces of an image. In those examples, the image was a collection of glyphs and the program saved the individual glyphs in png files. This post uses the glyphs to … Continue reading

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Separate glyphs in an image in C#, Part 2

This is the second post describing the program that I wrote to separate glyphs in a combined image. The first post explained the program’s menus. This post explains how the program manages its red glyph selection rectangle. This post describes … Continue reading

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Separate glyphs in an image in C#, Part 1

I’m working on a program to translate to and from Futurama’s alienese alphabet. Before I do that, I wrote this program to separate glyphs stored in an image that contains the alphabet. It’s a fairly full-featured program, so I’ll describe … Continue reading

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Understand taxicab numbers in C#

First some background. Taxicab numbers are the smallest numbers that can be expressed as a sum of two positive cubes in n distinct ways. In other words, Taxicab(n) is the smallest number A where A = B3 + C3 for … Continue reading

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