Peano Curve

A number of fractal curves are associated with Peano.


The Peano curve is the fractal curve illustrated above which can be written as a Lindenmayer system.


The nth iteration of the Peano curve illustrated above curve is implemented in the Wolfram Language as PeanoCurve[n].

See also

Dragon Curve, Hilbert Curve, Lindenmayer System, Sierpiński Curve

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Dickau, R. M. "Two-Dimensional L-Systems.", D. "Über die stetige Abbildung einer Linie auf ein Flachenstück." Math. Ann. 38, 459-460, 1891.Mandelbrot, B. B. The Fractal Geometry of Nature. New York: W. H. Freeman, pp. 62-63, 1983.Peano, G. "Sur une courbe, qui remplit une aire plane." Math. Ann. 36, 157-160, 1890.Wagon, S. Mathematica in Action. New York: W. H. Freeman, p. 207, 1991.

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Peano Curve

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