Sunday, December 31, 2017

Reiter snowflake growth model

The previous post's quick cellular automaton approach to snowflakes was a bit crude. For more realism (but still with a lot of oversimplification), I wrote code for the Reiter snowflake growth model. This is a "real-valued" cellular automaton (or a finite-differences evolution).

With some randomness, things look even more realistic:

1 comment:

Alexander R Pruss said...

A better OpenSCAD implementation is here: