• Gerald A. Edgar
Part of the Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics book series (UTM)


There are several variant notions of “dimension” that may be classified as fractal dimensions. The most widely used is known as the Hausdorff dimension. It will be considered in Chapter 6. We begin here with the similarity dimension, a fractal dimension that is easier to define (but not as useful).


Hausdorff Dimension Fractal Geometry String Model Iterate Function System Sierpinski Gasket 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerald A. Edgar
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsThe Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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