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Fractals in Biology and Medicine

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    Chapter 1 Mandelbrot’s Fractals and the Geometry of Life: A Tribute to Benoît Mandelbrot on his 80 th Birthday
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    Chapter 2 Gas Diffusion through the Fractal Landscape of the Lung: How Deep Does Oxygen Enter the Alveolar System?
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    Chapter 3 Is the Lung an Optimal Gas Exchanger?
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    Chapter 4 3D Hydrodynamics in the Upper Human Bronchial Tree: Interplay between Geometry and Flow Distribution
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    Chapter 5 Fractal Aspects of Three-Dimensional Vascular Constructive Optimization
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    Chapter 6 Cognition Network Technology: Object Orientation and Fractal Topology in Biomedical Image Analysis. Method and Applications
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    Chapter 7 The Use of Fractal Analysis for the Quantification of Oocyte Cytoplasm Morphology
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    Chapter 8 Fractal Analysis: Pitfalls and Revelations in Neuroscience
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    Chapter 9 Ongoing Hippocampal Neuronal Activity in Human: Is it Noise or Correlated Fractal Process?
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    Chapter 10 Do Mental and Social Processes have a Self-similar Structure? The Hypothesis of Fractal Affect-Logic
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    Chapter 11 Scaling Properties of Cerebral Hemodynamics
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    Chapter 12 A Multifractal Dynamical Model of Human Gait
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    Chapter 13 Dual Antagonistic Autonomic Control Necessary for 1/ f Scaling in Heart Rate
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    Chapter 14 Tissue Architecture and Cell Morphology of Squamous Cell Carcinomas Compared to Granular Cell Tumours’ Pseudo-epitheliomatous Hyperplasia and to Normal Oral Mucosae
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    Chapter 15 Statistical Shape Analysis Applied to Automatic Recognition of Tumor Cells
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    Chapter 16 Fractal Analysis of Monolayer Cell Nuclei from Two Different Prognostic Classes of Early Ovarian Cancer
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    Chapter 17 Fractal Analysis of Vascular Network Pattern in Human Diseases
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    Chapter 18 Quantification of Local Architecture Changes Associated with Neoplastic Progression in Oral Epithelium using Graph Theory
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    Chapter 19 Fractal Analysis of Canine Trichoblastoma
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    Chapter 20 Fractal Dimension as a Novel Clinical Parameter in Evaluation of the Urodynamic Curves
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    Chapter 21 Nonlinear Dynamics in Uterine Contractions Analysis
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    Chapter 22 Computer-Aided Estimate and Modelling of the Geometrical Complexity of the Corneal Stroma
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    Chapter 23 Complex-Dynamical Extension of the Fractal Paradigm and its Applications in Life Sciences
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    Chapter 24 Fractal-like Features of Dinosaur Eggshells
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    Chapter 25 Evolution and Regulation of Metabolic Networks
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    Chapter 26 Cytoskeleton as a Fractal Percolation Cluster: Some Biological Remarks
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    Chapter 27 A Mystery of the Gompertz Function
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    Chapter 28 Fractional Calculus and Symbolic Solution of Fractional Differential Equations
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    Chapter 29 Fox-Function Representation of a Generalized Arrhenius Law and Applications
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Fractals in Biology and Medicine
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Birkhäuser Basel, March 2006
DOI 10.1007/3-7643-7412-8
978-3-76-437172-2, 978-3-76-437412-9

Losa, Gabriele A., Merlini, Danilo, Nonnenmacher, Theo F., Weibel, Ewald R.

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Country Count As %
India 1 5%
Canada 1 5%
Unknown 19 90%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 7 33%
Student > Master 3 14%
Student > Bachelor 3 14%
Professor > Associate Professor 2 10%
Researcher 2 10%
Other 2 10%
Unknown 2 10%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Engineering 7 33%
Physics and Astronomy 4 19%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 1 5%
Psychology 1 5%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1 5%
Other 4 19%
Unknown 3 14%