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Name:  Sierpinski's Sieve
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Date: Around 1993

I am working on a computer science assignment dealing with fractals, and I am in need of an answer to a programming question... Can someone provide me with a basic overview of the algorithm from Sierpinski's Sieve (i.e. how it works)? My text does not do a good job of describing the algorithm...

A reasonably short description here is probably not feasible. You might find the article, "A Better Way to Compress Images" in Byte Magazine, Jan. 88, p. 215 to be helpful. That is an interesting article beyond its discussion of Sierpinski's Gasket.

Robert Chaffer

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