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Butterfly Curves

Tom Beddard of subblue created this nifty little Flash application where you can draw your own mathematical butterfly: Taken from Clifford Pickover’s book, Computers and the Imagination, is this experiment that creates butterfly like curves. The formula is expressed in polar coordinates as: By changing the A, B, a, b and c parameters you can get some [...]