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Fractal Landscapes in R: Part Two

My last post showed how, with some simple R code, it is possible to generate a surprisingly realistic mountainous profile, as if seen on the horizon. This was done by taking a two points, calculating their midpoint, offsetting it by … Continue reading

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Fractal Landscapes in R

The past few days I’ve gone on a bit of a fractals kick. It’s partly been motivated by the recent passing of Benoit Mandelbrot, the iconoclastic mathematical genius who coined the term “fractal” and profoundly shook up a number of … Continue reading

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