**Self-similarity** — NOTOC [ thumb|right|250px|A Koch curve has an infinitely repeating self similarity when it is magnified.] In mathematics, a self similar object is exactly or approximately similar to a part of itself (i.e. the whole has the same shape as one or… … Wikipedia

**self-similarity** — noun The property of being self similar, of having parts that resemble the whole, as a fractal has … Wiktionary

**How Long Is the Coast of Britain? Statistical Self-Similarity and Fractional Dimension** — is a paper by mathematician Benoît Mandelbrot, first published in Science in 1967. In this paper Mandelbrot discusses self similar curves that have Hausdorff dimension between 1 and 2. These curves are examples of fractals , although Mandelbrot… … Wikipedia

**Similarity (geometry)** — Geometry = Two geometrical objects are called similar if one is congruent to the result of a uniform scaling (enlarging or shrinking) of the other. One can be obtained from the other by uniformly stretching , possibly with additional rotation,… … Wikipedia

**self-similar** — adjective Having self similarity; having parts that resemble the whole, as a fractal has. See Also: self similarity … Wiktionary

**Self-affinity** — In mathematics, self affinity refers to a fractal whose pieces are scaled by different amounts in the x and y directions.This means that in order to appreciate the self similarity of these fractal objects, they have to be rescaled using an… … Wikipedia

**self-similar** — adjective see self similarity … New Collegiate Dictionary

**Self (philosophy)** — Self is broadly defined as the essential qualities that make a person distinct from all others. The task in philosophy is defining what these qualities are, and there have been a number of different approaches. The self is the idea of a unified… … Wikipedia

**Self brand** — Formation of self brand connections=Definition of self brandWithin the long history of consumer research, there has been a constant interest to the study how consumers choose which brand to buy and why they are repeated purchasing certain kinds… … Wikipedia

**Similarity** — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Similarity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 similarity similarity resemblance likeness similitude semblance Sgm: N 1 affinity affinity approximation parallelism Sgm: N 1 agreement agreement &c. 23 … English dictionary for students