Measuring Fractal Dimension ?

Arnaud Delobelle arnodel at
Sun Jun 14 08:04:39 EDT 2009

Lawrence D'Oliveiro <ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand> writes:

> In message <slrnh33j2b.4bu.peter at>, Peter Billam wrote:
>> Are there any modules, packages, whatever, that will
>> measure the fractal dimensions of a dataset, e.g. a time-series ?
> I don't think any countable set, even a countably-infinite set, can have a 
> fractal dimension. It's got to be uncountably infinite, and therefore 
> uncomputable.

I think there are attempts to estimate the fractal dimension of a set
using a finite sample from this set.  But I can't remember where I got
this thought from!


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