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leafpile

version 1.0.1 (88.8 KB) by Nathaniel Barlow
Makes a pile of random leaves. Make some autumn decorations for your office or home!

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Updated 17 Oct 2019

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Editor's Note: This file was selected as MATLAB Central Pick of the Week

This code take advantage of Hamid Naderi Yeganeh's wonderful parametric curves that describe oak and maple leaf shapes [1] and MATLAB's built-in Autumn colormap.

After using some randomization on the colors chosen within the colormap, the leaf coordinate, and leaf angle, we have ourrselves a nice little leaf pile generator! Why wait until Mid October when you can experience those beautiful few weeks all year round within the comfort of your MATLAB console?

[1] Hamid Naderi Yeganeh, Scientific American, March 16 2017, https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/how-to-draw-with-math/

Cite As

Nathaniel Barlow (2022). leafpile (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/72880-leafpile), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2016a
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
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Acknowledgements

Inspired: leafpile3D -- minor mods

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