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Fractals and multifractals in ecology and aquatic science

Author: Laurent Seuront
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press/Taylor & Francis, ©2010.
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"Ecologists sometimes have a less-than-rigorous background in quantitative methods, yet research within this broad field is becoming increasingly mathematical. Written in a step-by-step fashion, Fractals and Multifractals in Ecology and Aquatic Science provides scientists with a basic understanding of fractals and multifractals and the techniques for utilizing them when analyzing ecological phenomenon. With  Read more...
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Seuront, Laurent.
Fractals and multifractals in ecology and aquatic science.
Boca Raton : CRC Press/Taylor & Francis, ©2010
(DLC) 2009025699
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laurent Seuront
ISBN: 9781420004243 1420004247
OCLC Number: 470693155
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 344 pages, [4] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: About geometries and dimensions --
Self-similar fractals --
Self-affine fractals --
Frequency distribution dimensions --
Fractal-related concepts : some clarifications --
Estimating dimensions with confidence --
From fractals to multifractals.
Responsibility: Laurent Seuront.
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Offers an understanding of fractals and multifractals and the techniques that utilize them in analyzing ecological phenomenon. This volume demystifies the techniques, which are often regarded as too  Read more...

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