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Fractals in biology and medicine. Volume IV

Author: G A Losa
Publisher: Basel ; Boston : Birkhäuser, ©2005.
Series: Mathematics and biosciences in interaction.
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This book is a compilation of the presentations given at the Fourth International Symposium on Fractals in Biology and Medicine held in Ascona, Switzerland on 10-13 March 2004 and was dedicated to Professor Benoît Mandelbrot in honour of this 80th birthday. The symposium was the fourth of a series that originated back in 1993, always in Ascona. This title highlights the potential that fractal geometry offers for  Read more...
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International Symposium on Fractals in Biology and Medicine (4th : 2004 : Ascona, Switzerland).
Fractals in biology and medicine. Volume IV.
Basel : Birkhäuser, ©2005
(OCoLC)64449823
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: G A Losa
ISBN: 3764371722 9783764371722 3764374128 9783764374129 6610427267 9786610427260
OCLC Number: 67619832
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 314 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
Foreword --
Fractal Structures in Biological Systems --
Mandelbrot's Fractals and the Geometry of Life: A Tribute to Benoit Mandelbrot on his 80th Birthday --
Gas Diffusion through the Fractal Landscape of the Lung: How Deep Does Oxygen Enter the Alveolar System--
Is the Lung an Optimal Gas Exchanger--
3D Hydrodynamics in the Upper Human Bronchial Tree: Interplay between Geometry and Flow Distribution --
Fractal Aspects of Three-Dimensional Vascular Constructive Optimization --
Cognition Network Technology: Object Orientation and Fractal Topology in Biomedical Image Analysis. Method and Applications --
The Use of Fractal Analysis for the Quantification of Oocyte Cytoplasm Morphology --
Fractal Structures in Neurosciences --
Fractal Analysis: Pitfalls and Revelations in Neuroscience --
Ongoing Hippocampal Neuronal Activity in Human: Is it Noise or Correlated Fractal Process--
Do Mental and Social Processes have a Self-Similar StructureThe Hypothesis of Fractal Affect-Logic --
Scaling Properties of Cerebral Hemodynamics --
A Multifractal Dynamical Model of Human Gait --
Dual Antagonistic Autonomic Control Necessary for 1/f Scaling in Heart Rate --
Fractal Structures in Tumours and Diseases --
Tissue Architecture and Cell Morphology of Squamous Cell Carcinomas Compared to Granular Cell Tmours' Pseudo-epitheliomatous Hyperplasia and to Normal Oral Mucosae --
Statistical Shape Analysis Applied to Automatic Recognition of Tumor Cells --
Fractal Analysis of Monolayer Cell Nuclei from Two Different Prognostic Classes of Early Ovarian Cancer --
Fractal Analysis of Vascular Network Pattern in Human Diseases --
Quantification of Local Architecture Changes Associated with Neoplastic Progression in Oral Epithelium using Graph Theory --
Fractal Analysis of Canine Trichoblastoma --
Fractal Dimension as a Novel Clinical Parameter in Evaluation of the Urodynamic Curves --
Nonlinear Dynamics in Uterine Contractions Analysis --
Computer-Aided Estimate and Modelling of the Geometrical Complexity of the Corneal Stroma --
The Fractal Paradigm --
Complex-Dynamical Extension of the Fractal Paradigm and Its Applications in Life Science --
Fractal-like Features of Dinosaur Eggshells --
Evolution and Regulation of Metabolic Networks --
Cytoskeleton as a Fractal Percolation Cluster: Some Biological Remarks --
A Mistery of the Gompertz Function --
Fractional Calculus and Symbolic Solution of Fractional Differential Equations --
Fox-Function Representation of a Generalized Arrhenius Law and Applications.
Series Title: Mathematics and biosciences in interaction.
Responsibility: Gabriele A. Losa [and others], editors.
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