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* A subroutine to draw 1-d chaos, from a * sample program by Bruce Sherwood. unit chaos f: pop, rate $$ population and growth rate i: n, TRIES=40, base=8 i: usecolor f: h, s, v calc usecolor := (zncolors >= 8 base) palette zred,100,0,0,zwhite if usecolor loop n := 0,7 $$ make hues from blue to red getrgb 240[1-(n 1)/8],100,100; h, s, v palette base n,h,s,v endloop endif color zwhite do graph color zred loop rate := 2.7, 3.99, .01 calc pop := .1 $$ starting population loop n := 1, TRIES * New population is rate times current population * times a resource-limiting factor (1-pop): calc pop := rate*pop*(1-pop) if usecolor color base int(8(n-1)/TRIES) elseif TRIES-n > 8 reloop endif gfill rate,pop;rate .01,pop .005 endloop endloop
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