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, 21 Aug 2013
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An app allowing users to view 3D simulations of complicated algorithms on trees and Graphs.

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Introduction

Category: Education=Tablet 

The idea is to illustrate the working and underlying principles of the most basic and the most complicated algorithms in a 3-dimensional environment.

The idea is very simple and elementary, to simulate the various transitions and data movements that occur in a data structure using an algorithm in an interactive, user friendly environment where users can track those movements, understand why they are occurring, in turn getting a deeper understanding the algorithm. 

Background

The web is currently filled with 2-dimensional canvas implementations, applets and gifs. This is one step further.  

Features 

The app will be developed using HTML5 and JavaScript on Visual Studio 2012/13, and the implementation will use the library Three.js to render various shapes and images. 

The app will render the various features involved in the algorithm, say nodes, edges etc. in a three dimensional environment, where the users can clearly view the data being worked with.

For any algorithm, the user will be given the option to add/remove data, as well as control the animation parameters, such as speed, colours etc. whatever feels more convenient to the user to understand the algorithm.

There will also be a questions thread, where users can post questions and answers anonymously. 

Points of Interest   

The questions thread will have a rating system for answers for different questions asked and will give the user a deeper understanding of the algorithm. 

License

This article, along with any associated source code and files, is licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

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grey93
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Currently a student in junior year, I am interested in Rich Internet Application development, HTML5, Java/JavaFX, JavaScript and Windows 8 development, have been developing for windows 8 for 3 months now.

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