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The Chaos Game

version 1.0.0.1 (256 KB) by David Garrison
Play the Chaos Game to generate interesting shapes using a semi-random process

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Updated 01 Sep 2016

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The Chaos Game is a mathematical method used to create a sequence of points iteratively using a simple set of rules. In the Chaos game we start with a random point, use the rules to generate each successive point, then plot the resulting set of points.
Here are the rules of the game:
* Define 3 vertices in the x-y plane that define an equilateral triangle
* Start with a random initial point .
* At each step, select one of the 3 vertices at random
* Determine the next point by moving halfway from the selected vertex to the current point
* Plot the next point

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David Garrison (2021). The Chaos Game (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/55508-the-chaos-game), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

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