Fractal Surfaces

Hardcover | February 28, 1994

byJohn C. Russ

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The author integrates discussions of fractal geometry, surface modeling techniques, and applications to real world problems to provide a comprehensive, accessible overview of the field. His work will equip researchers with the basic tools for measurement and interpretation of data, stimulating more work on these problems and, perhaps, leading to an understanding of the reasons that Nature has adopted this geometry to shape much of our world.

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The author integrates discussions of fractal geometry, surface modeling techniques, and applications to real world problems to provide a comprehensive, accessible overview of the field. His work will equip researchers with the basic tools for measurement and interpretation of data, stimulating more work on these problems and, perh...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.04 inPublished:February 28, 1994Publisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306447029

ISBN - 13:9780306447020

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Table of Contents

Introduction. Measuring the Fractal Dimension of Boundary Lines. The Relationship between Boundary Lines and Surfaces. Hurst and Fourier Analysis. Light Reflection and Scattering. Modeling Fractal Profiles and Surfaces. Mixed Fractals. Examples of Fractal Surfaces. Index.

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'Interesting, informative, and clearly written. It is well and amply illustrated...The computer discs provide entertaining illustrations and exercises...a good, solid presentation of a useful, interesting, ubiquitous subject.' Mathematical Reviews