MANDELBROT_PPM
Binary PPM Image of the Mandelbrot Set


MANDELBROT_PPM, a C++ program which creates a binary 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:

MANDELBROT, a C++ program which generates an ASCII PPM image of the Mandelbrot fractal set;

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

PPMB_IO, a C++ library which handles the Portable Pixel Map (binary) format.

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 26 March 2020.