Chapter 13

Mathematics

“If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.”

—John von Neumann

“If you were cosine squared, I’d be sine squared, because together we’d be one.”

—Anonymous

In this chapter:

– Probability.

– Perlin noise.

– Trigonometry.

– Recursion.

Here we are. The fundamentals are finished and we are going to start looking at some more sophisticated topics in Processing. You may find there is less of a story to follow from chapter to chapter. Nonetheless, although the concepts do not necessarily build on each other as fluidly as they did previously, the chapters are ordered with a step-by-step learning approach in mind.

Everything we do from here on out will still ...

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