POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.general : Help With Image : Re: Help With Image Server Time
4 Jul 2022 08:33:55 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Help With Image  
From: Craig Lindley
Date: 18 Apr 2022 10:45:00
Message: <web.625d789e2a8c6bc62f73d2b2bc520638@news.povray.org>
"Craig Lindley" <cal### [at] gmailcom> wrote:
> "jr" <cre### [at] gmailcom> wrote:
> > hi,
> >
> > "Craig Lindley" <cal### [at] gmailcom> wrote:
> > > ...
> > > After struggling with Doyle circle packing code for a week I finally have an
> > > image which is close to the original image I posted.
> >
> > worth it, I think.
> >
> > (best viewed through sunglasses perhaps :-))
> >
> >
> > > I've attached the image and
> > > a POV file in case anyone wants to play around with it. I wrote the circle
> > > packing code in Java and then transferred the generated spheres into a POV file.
> > > If anyone is interested in the Java code, let me know and I can get it to you.
> >
> > thanks.  have no interest in Java but wouldn't mind knowing why you chose it
> > over SDL when you implemented the code (given that geometrical calculations are
> > SDL's "bread-and-butter").
> >
> >
> > regards, jr.
>
> I did it in Java because there is a lot of math involved. It is necessary to
> solve the initial-value problem of differential equations using the Runge-Kutta
> method which I am sure could
> be done in SDL but there would be many pages of macros/functions to do so. Also
> Java is easier to debug.

Here is another image using the same data after I worked on the sphere's
texture/pigment


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