The goal of this first assignment is to both:

  1. Familiarise yourself with DirectX and the RTVS-Lite pack
  2. Create a simple L-systems.

Coursework details (3 pages long PDF): 2012_11_16_Maths_Assignment_1_Create_A_Simple_LSystem_Model.

NB: Due date has been modified to December 16 (a Sunday) to give everybody more time to familiarise themselves with DirectX.

A few references on DirectX (dowloads/intro/tutorials):

RTVS Lite is a (very) small part of a larger and powerful graphics platform produced by Gareth Edwards et al.:

References on L-systems:

  • The Algorithmic Beauty of Plants, by Przemyslaw Prusinkiewicz and Aristid Lindenmayer, Springer, 1990.
    • The classic book on L-systems for procedural graphics to generate plants; NB: many other references/papers available from the site.


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