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Complexity descriptor

Bill Skaggs bill at nsma.arizona.edu
Mon Jan 8 16:28:55 EST 1996

kramer at rullf2.LeidenUniv.nl (C Kramer) writes:

   > I am searching for information about describing the complexity or 
   > roughness of surfaces. [ . . . ]

The descriptor you are looking for is called the "fractal dimension".
There are a number of books explaining how to compute it, most of them
having the word "fractal" somewhere in their title -- the original
book by Mandelbrot might be the most useful to start with.

	-- Bill

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