Lecture 5

Rule-Based Plants

A few L-systems tools are available: 2D L systems over the web in Java and this 2D java implementation is nice as well

This work is based on the work of Prusinkiewicz and Lindenmayer as described in their landmark book _The Algorithmic Beauty of Plants_.

To appreciate L-systems, you first need to get comfortable with two ideas: rewriting systems and turtles.

I found it more convenient to write some notes in latex for this, you can get the pdf here.

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