Watching Chaos Grow

December 31st, 2004 | Filed under: Mapping, Mathematics, Programming | No Comments »

intersection aggregate

Jared Tarbell has an impressive collection of java applets written in Processing, a programming language based on Java geared toward visual arts and design. These applets are essentially canvases of algorithms revealing the beauty in hard coded chaos.-cw

via Gallery of Computation

Modeling Chaos

December 29th, 2004 | Filed under: Mathematics | 1 Comment »


Dr Hinke Osinga and Professor Bernd Krauskopf, of Bristol University’s engineering mathematics department, used 25,511 crochet stitches to represent the Lorenz equations.
The equations describe the nature of chaotic systems – such as the weather or a turbulent river.

via BBC news