Using Positional Information in Modeling Inflorescence Discs

  • Malgorzata ProlejkoEmail author
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 226)


The aim of this paper is the introduction to the concept of positioners. It is the new way to use the positional information while modeling compound models of plants or their parts. A specific way of compound fruit growth requires to search new solutions and further develop techniques already known. The result was obtained from decomposition of the module and applying positional information to its featured parts.

First, there is presented a mathematical description of compound objects, called geometrical method. Next, positioners are described as an extension of geometrical method. Furthermore some examples are demonstrated.


positioner L-system plant growth sunflower 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Mathematics and Computer ScienceUniversity of Warmia and MazuryOlsztynPoland

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