# Fractals/Iterations in the complex plane/tsa

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Algorithm for computing images of polynomial Julia sets with mathemathical guarantees against sampling artifacts and rounding errors in floating points arithmethic.

# name[edit]

- True Shape Algorithm ( TSA)

# theory[edit]

algorithm computes a decomposition of the complex plane into three regions:

- a white region, which is contained in exterior of Julia set
- a black region, which is contained in the interior of Julia set
- a gray region, which cannot be clasified as white or gray. It is a region which contains julia set J

It gives adaptive approximation of the Julia set. Spatial resolution limited by available memory.

K is contained in the escape circle of radius R = max(|c|, 2) centered at the origin,

# key words[edit]

- complex plane
- region = union of the cell with the same label
- cell = rectangle in the complex plane

- tree
- quadtree

- graph
- directed graph
- cell graph that represents the cell mapping

- IA = Interval Arithmetic
^{[1]} - dyadic fraction

# algorithms[edit]

algorithm avoids :

- point sampling ( 1-pixel aproximation): what happens between samples ?
- function iteration in the escape-time algorithm ( do not use it)
- Floating-point rounding errors ( squaring needs double digits )
^{[2]} - partial orbits ( program cannot run forever)

Main features of the algorithm:

- "cell mapping to reliably classify entire rectangles " in the complex plane, not just a finite sample of points
- "it handles orbits by using color propagation in graphs induced by cell mapping" = "tracks the fate of complex orbit by inspecting the directed graph induced by cell mapping"
- "The numbers processed by the algorithm are dyadic fractions that are restricted in range and precision and the algorithm uses error-free fixed-point arithmetic whose precision depends only on the spatial resolution of the image. "

## decomposition[edit]

a quadtree decomposition of the complex plane

## refine[edit]

adaptive refinement = Subdivide each gray leaf cell into four new gray subcells

## cell mapping[edit]

- Simple Cell Mapping (SCM)
- Generalized Cell Mapping (GCM)
^{[3]}

## label propagation[edit]

- label propagation in graph

# code[edit]

- C++ code by Marc Meidlinger, July-October 2019
- Haskell code by Claude
- CMlib is a library of cell mapping algorithms and utility functions and classes written in c++ by Gergely Gyebroszki

# People[edit]

# Papers[edit]

- "Images of Julia sets that you can trust" by Luiz-Henrique de Figueiredo, Diego Nehab, Jofge Stolfi, Joao Batista Oliveira- 2013
^{[4]}^{[5]} - "Rigorous bounds for polynomial Julia sets" by Luiz-Henrique de Figueiredo, Diego Nehab, Jofge Stolfi, Joao Batista Oliveira

# Video[edit]

# references[edit]

- ↑ Interval arithmetic in wikipedia
- ↑ Images of Julia sets that you can trust from Palis-Balzan Int Symposium
- ↑ flacco-tutorial gcm
- ↑ Images of Julia sets that you can trust by LUIZ HENRIQUE DE FIGUEIREDO. DIEGO NEHAB, JOAO BATISTA OLIVEIRA
- ↑ Images of Julia sets that you can trustby Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo oktobermat