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Space-Filling Curves

Volume 9 of the series Texts in Computational Science and Engineering pp 167-180

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Locality Properties of Space-Filling Curves

  • Michael BaderAffiliated withDepartment of Informatics, Technische Universität München

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Abstract

The overall properties of space-filling curves, together with the results for the examples shown in Figs. 10.2 and 10.3, indicate that space-filling curves are a good heuristics for an efficient load distribution of data into compact partitions. It would, of course, be interesting to be able to quantify this property, or give a mathematical property to characterise it.