[PD] The sound of algae growing
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Fri Nov 2 11:01:08 CET 2007
On Thu, Nov 01, 2007 at 04:37:15AM -0400, Chris McCormick wrote:
> Hello PdPeople,
> Who wants to make some fractal music? Here are two abstractions that
> implement a Lindenmayer system. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L-system>
the plants look very nice, lovely!
have you implemented that according to 'Stelios Manousakis, "Musical L-Systems"' which wikipedia links to ?
> [s-ireplace] is an abstraction that takes a single integer and outputs a
> list of integers according to the rules specified. So you might send a
> message [rule 1 2 3( and then when you send a [1( you will get back a
> list '2 3'.
> [s-lsystem] uses [s-ireplace] internally to iteratively replace lists
> of integers with lists of integers according to rules defined in the
> same way as above, thus implementing a Lindenmayer system.
> Lindenmayer systems are great for generating complex sets of data from
> simple rules and initial values.
> If you want, you could also use these with Gem to make natural looking
> tree-like 3d structures. Check the pd-list archives for a previous
> implementation of that idea which used a much simpler Lindenmayer system
> which was not quite as flexible.
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