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Introduction to fractals

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Title: Introduction to fractals.
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Name(s): Liebovitch, Larry S., creator
Shehadeh, Lina A., creator
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Article
Issuance: single unit
Publisher: The National Science Foundation
Language(s): English
Identifier: 165810 (digitool), FADT165810 (IID), fau:2613 (fedora)
FAU Department/College: Department of Psychology Charles E. Schmidt College of Science
Note(s): This chapter is about fractals. Objects in space can have fractal properties. Time series of values can have fractal properties. Sets of numbers can have fractal properties. Much of the statistics that you are familiar with deals with the “linear” properties of data. Fractals can help us describe some “non-linear” properties of data.
This manuscript is a version of a chapter in a web text, Tutorials in Contemporary Nonlinear Methods for the Behavioral Sciences Web Book, Edited by M.A. Riley & G.C. Van Orden http://www.nsf.gov/sbe/bcs/pac/nmbs/nmbs.pdf
Subject(s): Fractals
Chaotic behavior in systems
Nonlinear systems--Mathematical models
Ion channels
Psychology
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fau/165810
Links: http://www.nsf.gov/sbe/bcs/pac/nmbs/nmbs.pdf
Restrictions on Access: ©2005 L. S. Liebovitch &. L. A. Shehadeh
Host Institution: FAU

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