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Re: generating fractal sets

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  • Subject: [mg3427] Re: [mg3355] generating fractal sets
  • From: Robert Pratt <rpratt at>
  • Date: Wed, 6 Mar 1996 01:47:40 -0500
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Check out Stan Wagon's Mathematica in Action (NY: Freeman, 1991).  He uses 
several different routines to generate the Sierpinski triangle.  The 
simplest one is given in the Appendix on page 391.

Rob Pratt
Department of Mathematics
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
CB# 3250, 331 Phillips Hall
Chapel Hill, NC  27599-3250

rpratt at

On Thu, 29 Feb 1996, David Paul wrote:

> If this is a redundant posting to this newsgroup, I apologize.
> (I posted a similar email earlier and didn't see it appear.)
> I need help using Mathematica to generate high-quality fractal sets
> (like the Sierpinski gasket) which will take advantage of my 
> laserprinter's resolution - 600dpi.  
> Any help would be greatly appreciated, as this is for my M.S. 
> thesis!
> -David Paul, preferred email: David_Paul at


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