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19 Jul 2024 23:15:16 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Hilbert curve  
From: jr
Date: 27 Jun 2024 01:55:00
Message: <web.667cfe42d908a432c7a7971d6cde94f1@news.povray.org>
hi,

> > attached ...
> Pretty fast work, there, Speedy Gonzalez.

Arriba, arriba ...



> Well, they're Hilbert curves.
> ...
> I've read some interesting blogs and papers, and it's intriguing that one can
> calculate where a certain point along the curve will end up.

plus "niche" use in database indexing, and (I just read) in process
"scheduling".


> I'm wondering if there's a way to make this a procedural pattern or something
> that can somehow be mapped to a plane with a unit square and warp, repeat, flip.

the Wikipedia page does have a L-system "algorithm"[*]; they used to show a 'C'
implementation too, my 'hilbert2d' uses that code, also based on a "rinse &
repeat" method.
<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hilbert_curve#Representation_as_Lindenmayer_system>


regards, jr.


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