«BoidRoids Class» by xffff

on 21 Dec'12 17:37 in classsimulationswarmboidsport

Port of the "BoidRoids.js" file contained in the Max distribution examples. Used with permission of Cycling '74

Thought this might be a good example to put up here on writing classes.

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/*
SuperCollider port of BoidRoids.js from the Max examples
Used with permission of Cycling '74 (thanks!)

Mike Murphy 2012
*/

// mode \average = "average x/y/vx/vy list"
// mode \normal = "series of x/y/vx/vy lists"

BoidRoids {
	// global varables and code
	var
	agents,
	<avgvelocity_x = 0,
	<avgvelocity_y = 0,
	<centroid_x = 0,
	<centroid_y = 0,
	<>myagentcount = 0,
	<myseparation = 0.03,
	<myalignment = 0.05,
	<mycoherence = 0.02,
	<myinertia = 0.5,
	<myfriction = 0.5,
	<mysepthresh = 0.1,
	<mymaxvel = 0.05,
	<mygravity = 0,
	<mygravpoint_x = 0.5,
	<mygravpoint_y = 0.5,
	<>mode = \normal,
	x = 0,
	y = 0,
	vx = 0,
	vy = 0;

	*new{ |numboids|
		^super.new.initagents(numboids);
	}

	initagents{ |n|
		// clip agentcount to range 1.-1000.
		myagentcount = n.clip(1,1000);
		agents = Array.new(n);

		for(0,myagentcount-1,{ |i|
			// start with random position/velocity
			x = rrand(0.0,1.0);
			y = rrand(0.0,1.0);
			vx = (rrand(0.0,1.0)-0.5)*0.1;
			vy = (rrand(0.0,1.0)-0.5)*0.1;
			// create a new agent... agents[i][x,y,vx,vy]
			agents.add([x,y,vx,vy]);
			}
		);
	}

	// task function
	getBoids {
		//var i;
		var cx=0;
		var cy=0;
		var cvx=0;
		var cvy=0;

		for (0,myagentcount-1,{ |i|
			this.agent_tick(i);

			// calculate current frame's average position/velocity
			cx = cx + agents[i][0];
			cy = cy + agents[i][1];
			cvx = cvx + agents[i][2];
			cvy = cvy + agents[i][3];
			}
		);

		centroid_x = cx/myagentcount;
		centroid_y = cy/myagentcount;
		avgvelocity_x = cvx/myagentcount;
		avgvelocity_y = cvy/myagentcount;

		if(mode==\normal,{
			^agents;
			},{
				if(mode==\average,{
					^[centroid_x,centroid_y,avgvelocity_x,avgvelocity_y];
					},{
						postln("BoidRoids: mode can be either \average, or \normal");
					}
				);
			}
		);

	}

	// one iteration of the simulation for a given agent
	// we pass this the index of an agent in the agents array
	// it has the attributes agent[x,y,vx,vy]...
	agent_tick { | agent |
		var px,py;

		// save current velocity for inertia calc
		//px = vx;
		//py = vy;
		px = agents[agent][2];
		py = agents[agent][3];

		// apply rules
		this.separate(agent);
		this.align(agent);
		this.cohere(agent);
		this.gravitate(agent);

		// inertia
		//vx = (px*myinertia) + (vx*(1-myinertia));
		//vy = (py*myinertia) + (vy*(1-myinertia));
		agents[agent][2] = (px*myinertia) + (agents[agent][2]*(1-myinertia));
		agents[agent][3] = (px*myinertia) + (agents[agent][3]*(1-myinertia));

		// velocity limit
		agents[agent][2] = agents[agent][2].clip(mymaxvel.neg,mymaxvel);
		agents[agent][3] = agents[agent][3].clip(mymaxvel.neg,mymaxvel);

		// update position based on velocity and friction
		//x = x + (vx*(1-myfriction));
		//y = y + (vy*(1-myfriction));
		agents[agent][0] = agents[agent][0] + (agents[agent][2]*(1-myfriction));
		agents[agent][1] = agents[agent][1] + (agents[agent][3]*(1-myfriction));

		this.twrap(agent); // torus space
	}

	// rules (a is the index of an agent in the agents array)
	separate { |a|
		var dx,dy,proxscale,mag;

		// run from positions of neighbors
		for(0,myagentcount-1,{ |i|
			if(a != i,{
				dx = agents[i][0] - agents[a][0];
				dy = agents[i][1] - agents[a][1];

				//torus space
				if(dx>0.5,{
					dx = dx - 1;
					},{
						if(dx<0.5.neg,{
							dx = dx + 1;
						});
				});
				if(dy>0.5,{
					dy = dy - 1;
					},{
						if(dy<0.5.neg,{
							dy = dy + 1;
						});
				});

				if((abs(dx)>1e-4)&&(abs(dy)>1e-4),{
					mag = (dx*dx)+(dy*dy); // cheap mag, no sqrt
					},{
						mag = 0.01;
				});

				if(mag<mysepthresh,{
					if (mag<1e-4,{
						proxscale = 8;
						},{
							proxscale = (mysepthresh /
								(mysepthresh-(mysepthresh-mag))).clip(0,8);
					});

					agents[a][2] = agents[a][2] - (dx*myseparation*proxscale);
					agents[a][3] = agents[a][3] - (dy*myseparation*proxscale);
					}
				);
				}
			);
			}
		);
	}

	align { |a|
		var dvx,dvy;

		// conform to velocities towards average velocity
		dvx = avgvelocity_x - agents[a][2];
		dvy = avgvelocity_y - agents[a][3];

		agents[a][2] = agents[a][2] + (dvx*myalignment);
		agents[a][3] = agents[a][3] + (dvy*myalignment);
	}

	cohere { |a|
		var dx,dy;

		// move towards center of mass
		dx = centroid_x - agents[a][0];
		dy = centroid_y - agents[a][1];

		agents[a][2] = agents[a][2] + (dx*mycoherence);
		agents[a][3] = agents[a][3] + (dy*mycoherence);
	}

	gravitate { |a|
		var dx,dy;

		// move towards center
		dx = mygravpoint_x - agents[a][0];
		dy = mygravpoint_y - agents[a][1];

		agents[a][2] = agents[a][2] + (dx*mygravity);
		agents[a][3] = agents[a][3] + (dy*mygravity);
	}

	// utility functions
	twrap { |a|
		if(agents[a][0]<0,{
			agents[a][0] = agents[a][0] + 1;
			},{
				if(agents[a][0]>1,{
					agents[a][0] = agents[a][0] - 1;
				});
		});

		if(agents[a][1]<0,{
			agents[a][1] = agents[a][1] + 1;
			},{
				if(agents[a][1]>1,{
					agents[a][1] = agents[a][1] - 1;
				});
		});
	}

	// not in use atm
	bounce { |a|
		if ((agents[a][0]<0)||(agents[a][0]>1), {
			agents[a][2] = agents[a][2].neg;
		});
		if ((agents[a][1]<0)||(agents[a][1]>1), {
			agents[a][3] = agents[a][3].neg;
		});

	}

	// set var vunctions
	separation { |v|
		myseparation = v.clip(0,1)*0.1;
	}

	alignment { |v|
		myalignment = v.clip(0,1)*0.1;
	}

	coherence { |v|
		mycoherence = v.clip(0,1)*0.1;
	}

	friction { |v|
		myfriction = v.clip(0,1);
	}

	inertia { |v|
		myinertia = v.clip(0,1);
	}

	septhresh { |v|
		mysepthresh = v.clip(0,0.5);
	}

	maxvel { |v|
		mymaxvel = v.clip(0,1)*0.1;
	}

	gravity { |v|
		mygravity = v.clip(-1,1)*0.1;
	}

	gravpoint { |x,y|
		mygravpoint_x = x.clip(0,1);
		mygravpoint_y = y.clip(0,1);
	}
}
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