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The Mathematica Programmer: Fractal Curves

Roman Maeder
Organization: Wolfram Research, Inc.
Department: Kernel Technology
Journal / Anthology

The Mathematica Journal
Year: 1991
Volume: 1
Issue: 4
Page range: 28-33

Fractal curves in the plane can be described by an iterative process of replacing lines by templates. We define our own language for describing such curves. Computing their graphical representation involves state transition systems. We also develop a fast way of removing duplicates from a list.

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