< Community Q&A – Yair Altman < Previous Publishing to WordPress >Next > Happy Valentines Day! Posted by Ned Gulley, February 14, 2022 21 views (last 30 days) | 0 Likes | 2 comments I found this lovely algorithmic heart in the comments of an old Walking Randomly post. Research software superstar Mike Croucher gets credit for the blog, but the comment and the associated code are courtesy of Mariano Beguerisse (with some minor edits from me). Thanks Mariano! i = sqrt(-1); % Fuzzy heart-shaped Mandelbrot fractal % Mariano Beguerisse % October 2010 % iterations n = 300; % resolution N = 200; % Create grid x = linspace(-1, 1, N); y = linspace(-1.4, .6, N); [X,Y] = meshgrid(x, y); Z = X + i*Y; Zn = Z; for j=1:n % Mandelbrot map with random noise Zn = -i*(Zn).^2 + (rand(N,N).^(1/5)).*Z; M = abs(Zn); ind1 = find(M<2); ind2 = find(M>=2); M(ind1) = 0; M(ind2) = -1; end imagesc(x, y, M) colormap([1 1 1; 1 0 0]) set(gca, YDir="normal") title("Love or whatever", FontSize=16) | You are now following this blog post You will see updates in your activity feed. You may receive emails, depending on your notification preferences. Close < Community Q&A – Yair Altman < Previous Publishing to WordPress >Next > See Also Champagne Portraits of Complex Functions Blogs Round, With Tie Breakers, Round Two Blogs Tower of Powers Blogs Bouquet of colorful Roses with MATLAB Diebold-Mariano Test Statistic Algebraic Manipulation of Random Variables (Numerical) Comments To leave a comment, please click here to sign in to your MathWorks Account or create a new one.