- Fractal analysis
**Fractal analysis**is the modelling of data byfractals .It consists of methods to assign afractal dimension and other fractal characteristics to a signal, dataset or object which may be sound, images, molecules, networks or other data.Fractal analysis is now widely used in all areas ofscience .**Applications**Applications of fractal analysis include: [

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* Classification ofhistopathology slides inmedicine

*Fractal landscape orCoast line complexity

* Enzyme/enzymology (Michaelis-Menten kinetics )

* Generation of new music

* Generation of variousart forms

* Signal and image compression

*Seismology

*Fractal in soil mechanics

* Computer and video game design, especiallycomputer graphics for organic environments and as part ofprocedural generation

* Fractography andfracture mechanics

*Fractal antenna s — Small size antennas using fractal shapes

* Small angle scattering theory of fractally rough systems

* Neo-hippie s't-shirt s and otherfashion

* Generation of patterns for camouflage, such asMARPAT

*Digital sundial

*Technical analysis of price series (seeElliott wave principle )**ee also***

Multifractal **Further reading*** [

*http://rsb.info.nih.gov/ij/plugins/fraclac/FLHelp/Fractals.htm Fractals and Fractal Analysis*]

* [*http://www.fch.vutbr.cz/lectures/imagesci/download_ejournal/01_O.Zmeskal.pdf Fractal analysis*]

* [*http://www.trusoft.netmegs.com/ Benoit - Fractal Analysis Software*]

* [*http://www.swin.edu.au/chem/bio/s+code/wpafrac1.htm Wavelet Packet Fractal Analysis*]

* [*http://www.physionet.org/tutorials/fmnc/index.shtml Fractal Analysis Methods for Human Heartbeat and Gait Dynamics*]

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