Generating Fractals with Regular Expressions

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This Demonstration shows fractal structures generated by regular expressions. Starting with the array , each integer is replaced by the array formed by prepending to the elements of ,



and the process repeats a number of steps. Then, the elements of the array are evaluated using a regular expression, and colored according to the number of digits that match the selected regular expression.


Contributed by: Enrique Zeleny (April 2014)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA



This Demonstration is based on the contents of [1].


[1] User dln385. "Regex Fractals: Images Generated from Regular Expressions." (Apr 15, 2014)

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