Random Closed Meanders

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A closed meander of order is a non-self-intersecting closed curve intersecting a line at points.

Contributed by: David Bevan (June 2010)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA



No formula, recurrence relation, or generating function is known yet for the closed meandric numbers (the number of distinct closed meanders) and their values are only known up to (closed meandric numbers).

The random selection in this Demonstration is not uniform across the closed meanders of the specified order.

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