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An Approach to Derive Parametric L-System Using Genetic Algorithm

Farooq, H. and Zakaria, M.N. and Hassan, M.F. and Sulaiman, S. (2009) An Approach to Derive Parametric L-System Using Genetic Algorithm. In: Visual Informatics: Bridging Research and Practice. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume . Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 455-466. ISBN 978-3-642-05035-0

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Abstract

In computer graphics, L-System is widely used to model artificial plants structures and fractals. The Genetic Algorithm (GA) is the most popular form of Evolutionary Algorithms. This paper examines a method for automatic plant modeling which is based on an integration of GA and Parametric L-System using appropriate fitness function. The approach is specifically based on the implementation of two layered GA to derive the rewriting rules of Parametric L-System. The higher level of GA deals with the evolution of symbols and lower level deals with the evolution of numerical parameters. Initial results derived from the approach are very promising, which shows that complicated branching structures can be easily derived by the multilayered architecture of GA.

Item Type:Book Section
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Departments / MOR / COE:Departments > Computer Information Sciences
ID Code:1678
Deposited By: Dr Mohd Fadzil Hassan
Deposited On:09 May 2010 16:48
Last Modified:19 Jan 2017 08:25

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