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Ghost Diagrams

Ghost Diagrams is a small program that takes sets of tiles and tries to find patterns into which they may be formed. The patterns it finds when given randomly chosen tiles are often surprising, and frequently resemble floral decorations.

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Recent releases

  •  19 Feb 2006 16:20

    Release Notes: This release adds an option to decorate tiles so as to produce knotwork patterns.

    •  06 Feb 2005 01:52

      Release Notes: This release can use either a square or a hexagonal underlying grid. There is now a smarter assembly algorithm which will not make same mistake twice. The assembly process has been animated.

      •  10 Nov 2004 10:17

        Release Notes: This version adds the ability to save diagrams as a PNG file. It adds parameters for color, line thickness, and size of the diagram. Tiles are now rendered using Bezier curves.

        •  30 Oct 2004 07:31

          Release Notes: The window can now be resized and tiles can be made smaller, allowing the construction of larger patterns.

          •  22 Oct 2004 11:19

            Release Notes: In this version, the "random" button will keep trying random tile sets until it finds one that will grow. Some minor tweaks and optimizations are also included.


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