authors 
Chen, Hou I and Liou, Shuenn Ren 
year 
1996 
title 
A ConfigurationGenerating Method Based on a Lattice System 
source 
CAADRIA ‘96 [Proceedings of The First Conference on Computer Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia / ISBN 9627757039] Hong Kong (Hong Kong) 2527 April 1996, pp. 199215 
summary 
In this paper, I would propose a configurationgenerating method: "L grammars”. Relating to Turing machine, cellular automata, tiling problem and Wang tile theory. It is named Lgrammars”.
L grammars base on an infinite lattice space (usually a chessboardlike lattice plane) is a bottomup approach, in which each cell of a lattice system corresponds to a bounded configuration unit. Thus, a lattice plane would corresponds to a configuration union. The power of L grammars is demonstrated by generating various configurations such as fractal images (two dimensional examples) and crystal models (three dimensional examples).
Finally, it would be discussed briefly about some interesting issues concerning about L grammars such as the limitations of L grammars.

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