2. Scaling, Fractals, and Chaos

  1. Steven Bradley Lowen1 and
  2. Malvin Carl Teich2

Published Online: 16 SEP 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471754722.ch2

Fractal-Based Point Processes

Fractal-Based Point Processes

How to Cite

Lowen, S. B. and Teich, M. C. (2005) Scaling, Fractals, and Chaos, in Fractal-Based Point Processes, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471754722.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    Harvard Medical School, McLean Hospital

  2. 2

    Boston University, Columbia University

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 SEP 2005
  2. Published Print: 26 AUG 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471383765

Online ISBN: 9780471754725

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Keywords:

  • dimensions;
  • nonfractals;
  • deterministic chaos;
  • fractal behavior;
  • ubiquity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Dimension

  • Scaling Functions

  • Fractals

  • Examples of Fractals

  • Examples of Nonfractals

  • Deterministic Chaos

  • Origins of Fractal Behavior

  • Ubiquity of Fractal Behavior

  • Problems