On approximating rough curves with fractal functions

Wayne O. Cochran, John C. Hart, Patrick J. Flynn

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Fractal functions are explored as a representation for rough data in computer graphics. Two new techniques for using fractal interpolation functions to approximate rough functions and curves are introduced. The first is based on a Hough transform of fractal function transformation parameters. The second is based on previous techniques in fractal image compression. These techniques are then demonstrated on the task of recovering the parameters of a fractal function, approximating a rough function and approximating the boundary of a leaf.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)65-72
Number of pages8
JournalProceedings - Graphics Interface
StatePublished - 1998
Externally publishedYes
EventGraphics Interface '98 - Vancouver, BC, Can
Duration: Jun 18 1998Jun 20 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design


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