Fractal Scene I
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A More Mathematical Explanation
One of Burns' "Mathscapes," Fractal Scene I was created using a variety of mathematical formulas. [...]
One of Burns' "Mathscapes," Fractal Scene I was created using a variety of mathematical formulas.
The clouds and plant life are generated using fractal methods. The mountains are created using trigonometric sums with randomly generated coefficients; then, using 3-D transformation, they are projected onto the computer screen.
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About the Creator of this Image
Anne M. Burns is a professor at Long Island University's C.W. Post campus. She received her Ph.D. in Mathematics from SUNY Stony Brook in 1976. Her research interests include discrete dynamical systems, scientific visualization, and using mathematics and computer graphics to describe nature.
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