Fractal

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Fractal

An object in which the parts are in some way related to the whole. That is, the individual components are "self-similar." An example is the branching network in a tree. While each branch, and each successive smaller branching is different, they are qualitatively similar to the structure of the whole tree.

Fractal

1. In technical analysis, an indicator of the reversal of the previous trend. It is shown on a candlestick chart as a series of five candles, representing five trading days. A bullish fractal occurs when the lowest low of any trading day is represented by the middle candle, with two successively less low trading days on each side. This is seen as a buy signal. A bearish fractal occurs when the highest high of the five days is represented by the middle candle, with two successively less high trading days on each side. This is seen as a sell signal.

2. Any whole made up of parts that are self-similar.
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Area of the unit cell that uses N CSRR is approximately 36% lower, due to the specific shape of the fractal curve.
In this paper, a novel CSRR using Koch fractal curve is applied to bandpass filter.
i] present so complex relationships with geometrical parameters of the fractal curve that we cannot formulate precise expressions.
The dimension of every fractal curve is the number between 1 and 2, and can be understood as a measure of the space-filling ability of the fractal curve.
This proposed multifractal derives from Sierpinski Gasket and Kochlike fractal curve.