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|Anne Burns, Long Island University|
|Burns' gallery of "mathscapes" shows examples of mathematics used to create scenery. Experiment with her interactive Flash programs and applets: Möbius transformations; a Pythagorean tree; "algorithmic 'art'"; Lissajous curves; plants using string rewriting; M-furcations; orbits, the Mandelbrot set, and Julia Sets; Persian Recursion, an applet that uses a recursive procedure to make designs that resemble Persian rugs; Real and Imaginary Inflorescences; and more.|
|Levels:||High School (9-12), College|
|Resource Types:||Web Interactive/Java|
|Math Topics:||Fractals, Art|
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