Fractal Aspects of Galaxy Clustering

  • Vicent J. Martínez
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics Monographs book series (LNPMGR, volume 3)


In the past decade, the mathematical concept of fractal has exerted a great influence in a large variety of scientific disciplines. It is very common to find recent papers on the application of fractals to different fields in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, etc. The success of the fractal geometry in the description of many systems is due to the fact that deep insights into very simple objects show how fractal measures are more natural for their study.


Fractal Dimension Minimal Span Tree Correlation Dimension Hausdorff Dimension Galaxy Cluster 
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  • Vicent J. Martínez
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  1. 1.Departament de Matemàtica Aplicada i AstronomiaUniversitat de ValènciaBurjassotSpain

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