Fractals and Formal Texture Specification

  • Gabriele Englert
  • Manfred Schendel
Part of the Beiträge zur Graphischen Datenverarbeitung book series (GRAPHISCHEN)


As a rule, the surfaces of real objects are not structureless. In addition to a constant color they have further properties that are commonly summarized under the term texture. Textures are location-dependent variations in color, geometry, or even transparency or surface roughness, and give the characteristic appearance to materials like stone, sand, marble, and textile surfaces.


Iterate Function System Texture Synthesis Texture Element Texture Model Texture Editor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gabriele Englert
    • 1
  • Manfred Schendel
    • 1
  1. 1.Fraunhofer-Institut für Graphische DatenverarbeitungDarmstadtGermany

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