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A Fractal Model of Mountains with Rivers Przemyslaw Prusinkiewicz and

  title={A Fractal Model of Mountains with Rivers Przemyslaw Prusinkiewicz and},
  author={Przemyslaw Prusinkiewicz and Mark Hammel},
This paper addresses the long-standing problem of generating fractal mountains with rivers, and presents a partial solution that incorporates a squig-curve model of a river’s course into the midpoint-displacement model for mountains. The method is based on the observation that both models can be expressed by similar context-sensitive rewriting mechanisms. As a result, a mountain landscape with a river can be generated using a single integrated process. 
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