Fractal Dimension

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Fractal Dimension

A number that quantitatively describes how an object fills its space. In Euclidean, or Plane geometry, objects are solid and continuous. That is, they have no holes or gaps. As such, they have integer dimensions. Fractals are rough and often discontinuous, like a wiffle ball, and so have fractional, or fractal dimensions.

Fractal Dimension

A description of how a discontinuous object fills the space it occupies. For example, a basketball is not smooth; rather it has lines and grooves all over it. Because it is not a perfect sphere, it requires fractal dimensions to explain how it exists.
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The presence of the expression health education, professional training and information (category educative care) in the structure of the health professionals' social representation points towards an information dimension.
The information dimension of warfare must be mastered by developing a following of inquisitive international observers and host-nation friends on social media platforms who seek on their own to navigate around the white noise.
Information dimension shows the inner structure of time series in each scale.
In addition to the incremental variance contributed by CSES (15%), EQ-i (23%) responses account for most of the variance in predicting the CDDQ Lack of Information dimension based on the results in Table 2.
This considerably simplified the information dimension in combat.
Table 1 Fractal Information Dimension Estimates Information Dimension Information Dimension (Nonrandom) (Random) P/P(a) E/R(b) P/P E/R Subject 1 1.
In addition, we asked respondents how interested they were in the different information dimensions after the experiment.
These information dimensions or trees may be shifted or reversed; dramatically affecting the resulting classification even though the information latched to the categories within a dimension remains unchanged.
Sparbanken Sverige AB, a large Swedish financial services company, has implemented BASIS Intranet, an electronic document management system supplied by Information Dimensions of Dublin, Ohio.
In the last year it sold Information Dimensions, the $20m Dublin, Ohio knowledge management company to Open Text Corporation and bought project management supplier, Artemis Management Systems and Software Productivity Research (SPR), a small software estimation and measurement company that was founded by US software metrics guru, Capers Jones.
In addition, many of the buttons provide automation features that not only speed your work but also add new information dimensions to a spreadsheet.

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