Peano Curve Substitution Tiling

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The Peano Curve is one the earliest known FASS-curves. The original algorithm in [pea1890] bases on one substitution rule and an additional rule which describes how the substitutes have to be connected. As briefly mentioned in [pau2021] it is also possible to create the Peano Curve by a substitution tiling with two substitution rules and appropriate decorations. The inflation factor $q$ is 3 and the lines are shifted slightly away from the center of the sides to illustrate the matching rules.

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Pautze, S
Space-Filling, Self-Similar Curves of Regular Pentagons, Heptagons and Other n-Gons
Proceedings of Bridges 2021: Mathematics, Art, Music, Architecture, Culture 2021, 38, 157-164, bridges2021-157.pdf

Peano, G
Sur une courbe, qui remplit toute une aire plane
Mathematische Annalen 1890, 36, 157-160,