A structural method for assessing self-similarity in plants

Pascal Ferraro1, Christophe Godin2, and Przemyslaw Prusinkiewicz3
1 LaBRI, Université de Bordeaux
2 INRIA, UMR Cirad-INRA-CNRS AMAP, Montpellier
3 Department of Computer Science, University of Calgary


The important role of architecture in the understanding of plants generates a need for investigational tools. Generic tools have already been developed to visualize plant architecture in three dimensions, to model the development of plant structure, to measure plant architecture, and to analyse and quantify relations between plant components. This paper introduces a new tool for the identification of self-similarity within plant architectures.


Pascal Ferraro, Christophe Godin, and Przemyslaw Prusinkiewicz. A structural method for assessing self-similarity in plants. In Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Functional-Structural Plant Models, pp. 56-60.

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