GosperIsland.java


Below is the syntax highlighted version of GosperIsland.java from §3.2 Creating Data Types.


/******************************************************************************
 *  Compilation:  javac GosperIsland.java
 *  Execution:    java GosperIsland n
 *  Dependencies: Turtle.java 
 *  
 *  Plot an order n Gosper island.
 *
 *  % java GosperIsland 5
 *
 *
 *  http://library.thinkquest.org/26242/full/fm/fm11.html
 *
 ******************************************************************************/


public class GosperIsland {
    private static final double ANGLE = 19.106605350869094394;   // arccos(5 * sqrt(7) / 14)

    private Turtle turtle;
    private double size;


    public GosperIsland(int n) {
        size = (7.0 / 16.0) / Math.pow(Math.sqrt(7.0), n);


        // Gosper island - 6 gosper curves
        turtle = new Turtle(9.0/32.0, 1.0/8.0, 0.0);
        gosper(n);
        turtle.turnLeft(60);
        gosper(n);
        turtle.turnLeft(60);
        gosper(n);
        turtle.turnLeft(60);
        gosper(n);
        turtle.turnLeft(60);
        gosper(n);
        turtle.turnLeft(60);
        gosper(n);
        turtle.turnLeft(60);
    }

    // Gosper curve of order n
    public void gosper(int n) {
        if (n == 0) turtle.goForward(size);
        else {
            turtle.turnLeft(-ANGLE);
            gosper(n-1);
            turtle.turnLeft(60);
            gosper(n-1);
            turtle.turnLeft(-60);
            gosper(n-1);
            turtle.turnLeft(ANGLE);
        }
    }


    public static void main(String[] args) {
        int n = Integer.parseInt(args[0]);
        new GosperIsland(n);
    }
}


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