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Self-Similar

When small parts of an object are qualitatively the same, or similar to the whole object. In certain deterministic fractals, like the Sierpinski Triangle, small pieces look the same as the entire object. In random fractals, small increments of time will be statistically similar to larger increments of time. See: Fractal.

Self-Similar

In mathematics, describing a condition in which the parts of an object are substantially the same as its whole. See also: Fractals.
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The case of self similar objects bears special importance because the whole object is replication of similar objects which involves recursive procedure.
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