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Fractal physiology and chaos in medicine

Bruce J. West

Fractal physiology and chaos in medicine

by Bruce J. West

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Published by World Scientific in Singapore, London .
Written in English


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StatementBruce J. West.
SeriesStudies of nonlinear phenomena in life science -- vol.1
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 278p. ;
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22274757M
ISBN 109810201273

Main Fractal physiology. Fractal physiology James B. Bassingthwaighte, Larry S Bruce J. West. University of Washington, Seattle. Physiological research on fractals and chaos. Fractals are objects or processes with multiple-scale properties. For physiologists or mathematicians. You can write a book review and share your experiences. Fractals in biology and medicine Fig. 1. The dynamic mechanism responsible for filling the hmg involves “avalanches” or “bursts” of air that occur in all sizes-instead of an exponential distribution, one finds a power law distribution [S].

This volume delineates the use of fractal patterns and measures of fractal dimensions in describing and understanding general aspects of biology, particularly human physiology. After describing the ubiquitous nature of fractal phenomena, the authors give examples of the properties of fractals in space and : Springer-Verlag New York. Publisher Summary. Iterated function systems can be used to produce a representation of complex images. It has been recently shown that visual representation of the structure of long ( K) sequences by reversing the iterated function system (IFS) technique can be produced, using a fixed set of affine maps and having map selection controlled by the sequence.

"Fractals in Biology and Medicine" explores the potential of fractal geometry for describing and understanding biological organisms, their development and growth as well as their structural design and functional properties. It extends these notions to . The book provides a comprehensive overview of a nascent theory of medicine, including a new chapter on the theory of complex networks as they pertain to s of Nonlinear Phenomena in Life Science: Fractal Physiology and Chaos in Medicine (2nd Edition) (Hardcover)Brand: Department of Physics Bruce J West.


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The contributions discuss the following topics (among others): the edge-of-chaos dynamics in recursively organized neural systems and in intersensory interaction, the fractal timing of the neural functioning on different scales of brain networking, aspects of fractal neurodynamics and quantum chaos in novel biophysics, the fractal maximum-power.

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The Symposium was the fourth of a series that originated back inalways in Ascona."Fractals in Biology and Medicine" begins by asking how the theoretical construct of fractal geometry can be applied to biomedical sciences and then addresses the role of fractals in the design and morphogenesis of biological organisms as well as in molecular and cell biology.