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2006.21: Fractals

2006.21: D. S. Broomhead (1987) Fractals. In: A. J. M. Spencer, (eds). Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Continuum Models of Discrete Systems, Nottingham, 14-20 July 1985. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam, pp. 27-34. ISBN 9061916828

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Abstract

The idea of a fractal as a mathematical object and as a model of natural phenomena is introduced by way of simple examples. The characterization of fractals both mathematically and experimentally is then discussed. Finally a model exemplifying the generation of fractal geometries in nature is discussed.

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Uncontrolled Keywords:fractal, dimension, diffusion limited aggregation
Subjects:PACS 2003 > 05 Statistical physics, thermodynamics, and nonlinear dynamical systems
MIMS number:2006.21
Deposited By:Dr Mark Muldoon
Deposited On:02 March 2006

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