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Fractal Reviews in the Natural and Applied Sciences

1st Edition

By M.M. Novak

Chapman and Hall/CRC

392 pages

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Hardback: 9780412710209
pub: 1995-08-01

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This book contains state of the art contributions to this rapidly growing research area. It will be of essential value to mathematicians, physicists and engineers working in the fields of fractals and related phenomena and to researchers working in medicine and the life sciences.

Table of Contents

Statistical properties of DNA sequences

Scale relativeity: many particle Schodinger equation

A theory for the morphology of Iaplacian growth via statistics of equivalent many-body systems

Fractal properties and scaling exponents of the Barkhausen effect

Fractal properties of relaxation clusters and phase transition in a stochastic sandpile automaton

Some experimental results in viscous fingering

Object identification in greyscale imagery using fractal dimension

A graphic tool to determine the period of an antenna component of the Mandelbrot set

IFS based on 3D self-similar contraction mapping and modeling trees and coral

Absorption equilibria in microporous materials: the role of fractality and of energetic heterogeneity

Absorption spectra and photomodification of silver fractal clusters

Similarity in the problem of discrete contact between fractal surfaces

Fractal surfaces as self organization of microfractures

Study of fractal properties in Lichtenberg figures

Analysis of an image of the human brain obtained by positron emission tomography in terms of fractal geometry

Qualitative analysis of human blood diseases using fractals

Tumour shape and local connected fractal dimension analysis in oral cancer and pre-cancer

Fractal growth of bacterial colonies

Stochastic L-system applied to the calculation of the leaf area of a shrubby legume for forage

The use of the fractral dimension in images for plant recognition

Chemically-controlled reaction kinetics on fractals: application to proton exchange in proteins

Application of the Lattice Boltzmann equation to transport and hydrodynamic phenomena in fractal and disordered media

Multifractality of giant electric field fluctuations in semicontinuous films

Fractal geometry of quantum paths and the fractal Wilson loop

The 'smoothing dimensions' - a new fractal analysis method

The temperature dependence of nanocluster interface morphology: a Monte-Carlo study

Transition processes on noise-induced fractal sets

Temporal scaling regions and capacity dimensions for microearthquake swarms in Greece

Some remarks on phase transitions and their dissappearance in the description of multifractal sets

Scale invariance in long-term time series

A classification of writings based on fractal behaviour

The solution to the inverse fractal problem with the help of wavelet decomposition

Variogram and wavelet analysis of a cloud field advected by a baroclinic flow

Interface roughening in magnetic systems with quenched disorder

Flaring - a new type of dynamical behaviour

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