MANDELBROT_PPM
Binary Portable Pixel Map (PPM) Image of the Mandelbrot Set


MANDELBROT_PPM, a C program which creates a binary Portable Pixel Map (PPM) image of the Mandelbrot set, by Eric Weeks.

Licensing:

The computer code and data files described and made available on this web page are distributed under the GNU LGPL license.

Languages:

MANDELBROT_PPM is available in a C version and a C++ version.

Related Data and Programs:

FOREST_FIRE_SIMULATION, a C program which simulates the occurrence of fires and regrowth in a forest, displaying the results using X Windows, by Michael Creutz.

MANDELBROT, a C program which generates an ASCII Portable Pixel Map (PPM) image of the Mandelbrot fractal set;

MANDELBROT_ASCII, a C program which generates an ASCII TEXT image of the Mandelbrot fractal set using just two lines of C.

MANDELBROT_OPENMP, a C program which generates an ASCII Portable Pixel Map (PPM) image of the Mandelbrot fractal set, using OpenMP for parallel execution.

mandelbrot_ppm_test

Reference:

  1. Alexander Dewdney,
    A computer microscope zooms in for a close look at the most complicated object in mathematics,
    Scientific American,
    Volume 257, Number 8, August 1985, pages 16-24.
  2. Heinz-Otto Peitgen, Hartmut Juergens, Dietmar Saupe,
    Chaos and Fractals - New Frontiers in Science,
    Springer, 1992,
    ISBN: 0-387-20229-3,
    LC: Q172.5.C45.P45.

Source Code:


Last revised on 13 July 2019.