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Three-dimensional fractal mountains

Patricia Jacqueline Collins

Three-dimensional fractal mountains

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Published by Naval Postgraduate School, Available from the National Technical Information Service in Monterey, Calif, Springfield, Va .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Patricia J. Collins
ContributionsZyda, Michael J., Fredricksen, Harold M.
The Physical Object
Pagination157 p.
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25486219M

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The concept of the fractal dimension, D, as a measure of complexity is defined. The concept of fractal geometry is closely linked to scale invariance, and it provides a framework for the analysis of natural. A fractal dimension is an index for characterizing fractal patterns or sets by quantifying their complexity as a ratio of the change in detail to the change in scale.: 1 Several types of fractal dimension can be measured theoretically and empirically ().

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Watson Research Center; and Battelle Fellow at the Pacific Northwest5/5(2). Mathematicians tend to rank fractal dimensions on a series of scales between 0 and 3. One-dimensional fractals (such as a segmented line) typically rank between andtwo-dimensional fractals (such as a shadow thrown by a cloud) between andand three-dimensional fractals (such as a mountain) between and   NOVA special: Hunting the Hidden Dimension.

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After discussing 2D fractal mountains, this article extends the 2D algorithm to produce 3D mountains. Finally, mathematical issues in random number generation are discussed. More specifically, linear congruential generators are considered and shown to be suitable as a random number generator for the 3D fractal landscape algorithm.

Accordingly, fractals allow graphic artists to take a two dimensional image and create a three dimensional representation of it.

Fractals are everywhere. For instance: trees, rivers, coastlines, mountains, clouds, seashells, and hurricanes are made up of fractals. Area-perimeter relationships can be used to study mountains, using a contour of a topographical map of a mountain.

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Well, it turns out that the von Koch snowflake, and any other fractal for that matter, is not one-dimensional, two-dimensional, three-dimensional, or even four-dimensional.

Fractals have fractional dimension (hence the name fractal). We will discuss fractional dimension next week and observe the strange life beyond Euclidian objects. dimensions. A fractal lying in a plane has a dimension between 1 and 2. The closer the number is to 2, saythe more space it would fill.

Three-dimensional fractal mountains can be generated using a random number sequence, and those with a dimension of (very close to the upper limit of 3) are incredibly jagged.

Fractal mountains with a. 2. The closer the number is to 2, saythe more space it would fill. Three-dimensional fractal mountains can be generated using a random number sequence, and those with a dimension of (very close to the upper limit of 3) are incredibly jagged.

Fractal mountains with a .Unlike conventional geometry, which is concerned with regular shapes and whole-number dimensions, such as lines (one-dimensional) and cones (three-dimensional), fractal geometry deals with shapes found in nature that have non-integer, or fractal, dimensions—linelike rivers with a fractal dimension of about and conelike mountains with a.Benoit Mandelbrot pointed out in his mathematical book The Fractal Geometry of Nature (), - Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, and lightening does not travel in a straight line.

The complexity of nature's shapes differs in kind, not merely degree, from that of the shapes of ordinary geometry, the geometry of fractal shapes.