Friday, 21 January 2011

A Hypercomplex 3D Mandelbrot

I've already blogged elsewhere about hypercomplex numbers and 3D Mandelbrot solids.

That post included a pic of the nicest 3D Mandelbrot that I've come across so far, and I included it in the book on page 118 (as Figure 23.1). Anyway, I thought it'd be nice to do a quick animation and put it on YouTube (although, when I say "quick", it took a spare laptop two weeks to generate the original 45 frames of video).

When it came time to upload it, I realised that YouTube user xlace had already found the same solid and uploaded an animation of it back in 2009!

I actually prefer xlace's version, but I suppose that it's nice to have two.

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