Help: Botany & Geometry

George McKee mckee at starbase.neosoft.com
Thu Jun 22 00:29:10 EST 1995


: >>Can anyone direct me to literature dealing with the analysis of botanical
: >>phenomena (e.g., growth, shape, motion and movement, etc.) based on the
: >>geometry involved?

Don't forget Prusinkiewicz & Lindenmayer's "The Algorithmic Beauty
of Plants" (Springer-Verlag, 1990) for some startlingly realistic
computer graphics grounded in Lindenmayer's L-systems: a rule-based
mathematics of cellular development and differentiation.

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