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Generating Fractal-Like Surfaces on General Purpose Mesh-Connected Computers
July 1988 (vol. 37 no. 7)
pp. 882-886
Realistic images of natural surfaces are often generated using computationally expensive stochastic modeling techniques. A parallel procedure to generate such models is presented. The target machines are general-purpose mesh-connected computers. The complexity of the procedure is similar to that of a proposed special-purpose parallel fractal generator.

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Index Terms:
fractal-like surfaces generation; natural surfaces images; general purpose mesh-connected computers; stochastic modeling; computer graphics; computerised picture processing; parallel algorithms; stochastic processes.
M. Wainer, "Generating Fractal-Like Surfaces on General Purpose Mesh-Connected Computers," IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 37, no. 7, pp. 882-886, July 1988, doi:10.1109/12.2238
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