The Algorithmic Beauty of Plants

The Algorithmic Beauty of Plants

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This book is the first comprehensive volume on the computer simulation of plant development. It contains a full account of the algorithms used to model plant shapes and developmental processes, Lindenmayer systems in particular. With nearly 50 color plates, the spectacular results of the modelling are vividly illustrated. "This marvelous book will occupy an important place in the scientific literature." #Professor Heinz-Otto Peitgen# "The Algorithmic Beauty of Plants will perform a valuable service by popularizing this enlightening and bewitching form of mathematics." #Steven Levy# " ... the garden here is full of delights and an excellent introduction to L-systems, ..." #Alvy Ray Smith, IEEE Computer Graphics and its Applications#show more

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  • Hardback | 228 pages
  • 215.9 x 281.94 x 12.7mm | 884.5g
  • Springer
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations, bibliography
  • 0387972978
  • 9780387972978

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