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2 Mar 2024 12:47:56 EST (-0500)
  Re: Flocking simulation with 500 actors  
From: gregjohn
Date: 16 Jan 2014 07:20:01
Message: <web.52d7cdca7eee1e903452adce0@news.povray.org>
Thomas de Groot <tho### [at] degrootorg> wrote:
> On 16-1-2014 2:56, gregjohn wrote:
> > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rmy_mBX9Ieg
> >
> > I've been doing a lot of tweaking of my flocking algorithm.  The goal has been
> > to  allow graceful near collisions with each other, and avoid some big boulders
> > in the middle as well.
> >
> Fascinating. NASA would be interested, no doubt ;-)
> How about the boulders moving into the flock? I am thinking of those
> shoals of fish with dolphins swimming in and out of the flock, fishing.
> Thomas

Thanks, all.
Yes, that is my motivation: I have an image in my head so a seal who's
"vaporized" a flock of herring immediately around his head. Fish I could do, but
I'm wondering if a sea mammal would be too Uncanny Valley in pro ray.

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