Fractal dimension

Phlip no at
Fri Sep 29 02:25:41 CEST 2000

<mykbourassa at> wrote in message news:39D3DC5C.211C18B1 at
> Hello.  Has anyone got a fast routine for calculating the fractal
> dimension of a set of points in 2 or 3D space?  Thanks.

Appears to me that...

    A> ...this is a math problem, not a Python problem, and it belongs in a
math or algorithm groups

    B> ...the only alternative to counting an infinite number of points is
to examine your generator function and its coefficients to determine their
limit. One might consider then deriving a limit function that takes the same
coefficients as the generator function. But this implies no newsgroup can
answer your question without hearing what your generator function is.
E-search the works of one "Michael Barnsley" for lots of fractal fun.

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