Geometric Modelling and Fractals: Building Descriptions of Objects

  • Huw Jones


From this chapter on, the book concentrates on the methods of computer graphics rather than the mathematical tools previously described, although the precise division is of necessity blurred. A few new mathematical topics will be introduced, but most of the remainder concentrates on applications of what has been introduced previously. There have been occasional hints in previous chapters as to how mathematical concepts can be used. This is where these start coming home to roost.


Fractal Dimension Computer Graphic Leaf Node Iterate Function System Sierpinski Gasket 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Huw Jones
    • 1
  1. 1.Lansdown Centre for Electronic ArtsMiddlesex UniversityBarnet

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