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From: Kenneth
Date: 14 Feb 2023 12:45:00
Message: <web.63ebc7e46f92e8569b4924336e066e29@news.povray.org>
"yesbird" <nomail@nomail> wrote:
> Finally I was able to force it to work !
> The system is powerful and flexible, but need some polishing and... patience.

Your results are looking good!

So far, I see that one branch of your plant generates two more branches, then
etc. Regarding plants and trees, the mathematical Fibonacci Series seem to be at
play. As far as I understand it, one branch produces three(?) succeeding
branches along its stem, in a kind of 120-deg spiral pattern. Once I became of
aware of the Fibonacci stuff, I began looking at plants in more detail... and
sure enough, I keep seeing that '3-branch' pattern over and over again.

I don't know much about L-systems at all, but I assume that it can be extended
from two to three 'off-shoot' branches? That would make your plants much more
realistic.


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