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Questions about Mathematica's functional programming style, including the use of pure functions (Function[], #, &) and functions such as Map, Apply, Nest, and Through.

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There are now a couple of answers that show how to generate your tree in a very functional way. Really, though, your approach is not too bad so it might be worth seeing how to make minimal changes to …
answered Dec 23 '12 by Mark McClure
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Your tree can be described using a parametric L-system, as described in Prusinkiewicz and Lindenmayer's classic The Algorithmic Beauty of Plants. Here is a very short description of a Mathematica imp …
answered Dec 23 '12 by Mark McClure
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Here's a groovy trick to help find an interval about a fixed point inside of which, points are guaranteed to converge. The basic observation is based on the fact that a fixed point is (by definition) …
answered Mar 14 '13 by Mark McClure