This application is a laboratory for the creation of automata. An automaton is a system of circles moving relative to one another in a hierarchical fashion which create cruves which are a superset of epicycloids and hypocycloids.

Software information

Platform:

Windows 7/Vista/XP/2000/95/98

Publisher:

Brian DiLoreto

Price:

Freeware

File size:

46 Kb

Date added:

November 2, 2007

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This application is a laboratory for the creation of automata. An automaton is a system of circles (actually planar coordinate systems) moving relative to one another in a hierarchical fashion. That is, every circle in the system except one will be rolling along the circumference of one other circle at every moment in time. Automata are a superset of the mathematical curves called epicycloids and hypocycloids.
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