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Re: Re: Mandelbrot Set & Mathematica

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  • Subject: [mg48054] Re: [mg48029] Re: Mandelbrot Set & Mathematica
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Sun, 9 May 2004 03:02:28 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
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I don't understand the expression "=BE" in the 4th line of your code.

AGUIRRE ESTIBALEZ Julian wrote:

> On Fri, 7 May 2004, fake wrote:
> 
> 
>>I'm looking for a program using Mathematica commands to obtain the
>>Mandelbrot set representation without using the .m file "Fractal"
>>downloadable from Mathworld. Please report the Timing parameter if you have
>>done some tests.
>>TIA
> 
> 
> This is what I did for a Dynamical Systems course. It is based on code
> from the help files. It includes knowledge about points that are in the
> Mandelbrot set.
> 
> Clear[c, test, niter, BlackWhite, mandelbrot];
> BlackWhite = If[# == 1, GrayLevel[0], GrayLevel[1]]&;
> niter = 100;
> test = (Abs[#] =BE 2) &;
> mandelbrot[c_] := 0 /; Abs[c] > 2;
> mandelbrot[c_] := 1 /; Abs[c + 1] < 1/4;
> mandelbrot[c_] := 1 /; 16 Abs[c]^2 < 5 - 4 Cos[Arg[c]];
> mandelbrot[c_] := (Length@NestWhileList[(#^2+c)&,c,test,1,niter]-1)/niter;
> DensityPlot[mandelbrot[x + y I], {x, -2, .5}, {y, 0, 1},
>     PlotPoints -> {600, 300},
>     Mesh -> False,
>     ImageSize -> 600,
>     AspectRatio -> Automatic,
>     ColorFunction -> BlackWhite];
> 
> Color can be added defining new color functions. I like
> 
> rainbow = Hue[.8(1 - #)]&
> 
> Julian Aguirre
> UPV/EHU
> 
> 

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