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(mathematics) a geometric pattern that is repeated at every scale and so cannot be represented by classical geometry

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The latest version of Fractals enhances integration options with new ways of getting data into and out of the system, including flexible transaction and event mapping.
The three conferences memorialized the passing of Mandelbrot, widely considered the founder of fractal geometry, and the 18 papers here are a selection from all of them.
The proposed process is based on the elements of the fractal geometry.
Multifractals are described by an infinite number of generalized dimensions, in comparison with ordinary fractals characterized by one dimension.
If you were to continue the process by endlessly adding smaller and smaller triangles to every new side, you would produce a fractal object that mathematicians call the von Koch snowflake curve, named after a Swedish mathematician, Niels Fabian Helge von Koch.
Mathematicians model fractals by solving a set of equations and reinserting the solution back into the same set of equations.
Fractal Edge is the leading developer of visualization and analysis software.
At their basic level, fractals are repeating patterns that reveal greater complexity the more they are enlarged.
Fractal :Edge's "Plug and Play" applications can be used alongside existing software or hardware systems.
Taylor argues that Pollock's work is not the random visual chaos that his critics derided, but instead reflects the logic of chaos theory and fractal geometry.
But fractals freed scientists from the tyranny of integer dimensions and enabled them to describe objects using fractional dimensions.
Fractals and the accuracy of geographical measures.
But like other things that didn't have names--such as balls, cones, and cubes--there were always fractals.
One of the best introductions to complexity science, covering the whole gamut of the field including complex adaptive systems, nonlinear dynamics and chaos, fractals, cellular automata, neural nets, and genetic algorithms.
Serves as a valuable resource for researchers studying the application of fractals in exploration, and for practitioners directly applying field data for geo-modeling