31 Aug 2004 15:10:17
Peter Bone
New transition generator

Some time ago I wrote a transition generator that generated all possible
transitions between 2 siteswaps up to a given period and maximum throw
height. It was very basic and I lost the source code to it but now I've
written a better one, which can be downloaded here (for windows only) -

http://atlas.walagata.com/w/peterbone/TransitionGenerator.zip(256 KB)

Some improvements over the old version are :-
- Doesn't repeat transitions.
- Includes transitions between all rotations of the siteswaps.
- You can exclude certain throw heights.
- You can animate the transition to see what it looks like.

The program lists the transitions in order of period - so the most
efficient transitions are listed first. Lets say you wanted to find the
best way to go from 4 to 881317163183831818131 , the generator gives

4 NONE 838318181318813171631
4 » 5 » 881317163183831818131
4 » 7 » 831818131881317163183
4 » 8 » 383181813188131716318
4 » 6 » 631838318181318813171

for maximum period 1 and maximum throw height 8. So the best way to do it
is starting at 8383... with no transition required.

At the moment it can only handle vanilla siteswaps but I may improve it
sometime to work out synch and synch to asynch transitions. I've included
the source code (Delphi) so anyone who wants to add that functionality is
welcome.

Anyway, you may find it useful or you may just like to play around with it
for a couple of minutes and then never use it again.

Peter

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14 Sep 2004 11:46:17
garnav
Re: New transition generator

Wonderfull program. Do you intend to include transition for synch patterns
from asynch to synch via the mhn system and transition for passing patterns
?

Sylvain

"Peter Bone" <peterbone@hotmail.com.nospam > a écrit dans le message de news:
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> Some time ago I wrote a transition generator that generated all possible
> transitions between 2 siteswaps up to a given period and maximum throw
> height. It was very basic and I lost the source code to it but now I've
> written a better one, which can be downloaded here (for windows only) -
>
> http://atlas.walagata.com/w/peterbone/TransitionGenerator.zip(256 KB)
>
> Some improvements over the old version are :-
> - Doesn't repeat transitions.
> - Includes transitions between all rotations of the siteswaps.
> - You can exclude certain throw heights.
> - You can animate the transition to see what it looks like.
>
> The program lists the transitions in order of period - so the most
> efficient transitions are listed first. Lets say you wanted to find the
> best way to go from 4 to 881317163183831818131 , the generator gives
>
> 4 NONE 838318181318813171631
> 4 » 5 » 881317163183831818131
> 4 » 7 » 831818131881317163183
> 4 » 8 » 383181813188131716318
> 4 » 6 » 631838318181318813171
>
> for maximum period 1 and maximum throw height 8. So the best way to do it
> is starting at 8383... with no transition required.
>
> At the moment it can only handle vanilla siteswaps but I may improve it
> sometime to work out synch and synch to asynch transitions. I've included
> the source code (Delphi) so anyone who wants to add that functionality is
> welcome.
>
> Anyway, you may find it useful or you may just like to play around with it
> for a couple of minutes and then never use it again.
>
> Peter
>
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>




14 Sep 2004 12:39:02
Peter Bone
Re: New transition generator

garnav wrote:
> Wonderfull program. Do you intend to include transition for synch patterns
> from asynch to synch via the mhn system and transition for passing patterns

Thanks.
I havn't really thought about how I'll do asynch to synch transition yet
but I like Aidan's method http://www.geocities.com/aidanjburns/trans. I
havn't considered passing pattern transitions - I don't know much about
passing or mhn.


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