GENERATING 3D PLANTS USING LINDENMAYER SYSTEM

Kamil Ciosek, Pawel Kotowski

Abstract

The main focus of this paper is the analysis of modern methods of algorithmic plant generation. First, a brief introduction is given to the necessary formalism: Lindenmayer system. It is followed by a description of each stage of plant generation process. These include algorithms for obtaining: leaf venation graph, leaf texture, stem texture, and the geometry and topology of the whole plant. In particular, the following approaches have been used: textures are obtained from transformed noise, a general plant description is generated with a parametric Lindenmayer system and a purpose-built particle-based algorithm is used to simulate leaf venation. The last section gives a detailed description of four sample systems used to generate different plants, outlining the reasons why a given system gives the desired graphical result.

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in Harvard Style

Ciosek K. and Kotowski P. (2009). GENERATING 3D PLANTS USING LINDENMAYER SYSTEM . In Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2009) ISBN 978-989-8111-67-8, pages 76-81. DOI: 10.5220/0001785300760081


in Bibtex Style

@conference{grapp09,
author={Kamil Ciosek and Pawel Kotowski},
title={GENERATING 3D PLANTS USING LINDENMAYER SYSTEM},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2009)},
year={2009},
pages={76-81},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001785300760081},
isbn={978-989-8111-67-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2009)
TI - GENERATING 3D PLANTS USING LINDENMAYER SYSTEM
SN - 978-989-8111-67-8
AU - Ciosek K.
AU - Kotowski P.
PY - 2009
SP - 76
EP - 81
DO - 10.5220/0001785300760081