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Fractals in Biology and Medicine, Volume 2

Series: Fractals in Biology and Medicine Volume: 2

By: GA Losa, T Nonnenmacher, D Merlini and ER Weibel

Birkhäuser Verlag

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #101332 | ISBN: 3764357150
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Fractals in Biology and Medicine, Volume 2 explores the potential of the fractal geometry in understanding how to analyse natural shapes. The volume devotes special emphasis to the complex field of human tumours.


Contents

Part 1 Fractal design of biologic structures and functions: some remarks on fractals and dynamical systems (classical/stochastic) in biology, Sergio Albeveiro; dynamical generators of Levy statistics in biology, Bruce West; biological cellular morphometry - fractal dimensions, lacunarity and multifractals, Tom G. Smith; spatial pattern analysis using chaos, Torsten Mattfeld; asymptotic fractals, Jean P. Rigaut; special approaches of image analysis for the measurement of fractal dimension, Siegfried Eins; fractal analysis of landscape in medicine, G. Baumann et al; fractal regional myocardial blood flows - the anatomical basis, James B. Bassingthwaighte; arterial vasomation - effect of mechanical forces and evidence of non linear dynamics, C.A. Porret et al; dynamic analysis of heartbeat interval time series after cardiac transplantation, M. Meyer et al; low-dimensional chaos in large conductance Ca-activated K-channel gating kinetics, M. Meyer et al; p-adic classification of fractals and chaos, Andrei Khrennikov; evolution of life in a fractal universe, Guiseppe Damiani. Part 2 Chromatin structure, DNA organization and nuclear membranes: characterization of nuclear texture in breast cytology - frequency and spatial domain approaches, A.J. Einstein et al; fractal dimension of nuclear membrane and nuclear membrane-bound heterochromatin in human breast cancer cells, G.A. Losa et al; fractal analysis of heterochromatin nuclear domains in lymphocytes, F. Marinelli et al; fractal approach for the study of the chromatin texture, F. Sepulcre et al; fractal dimension of lymphocytic nuclear membrane in mycosis fungoides and chronic dermatitis, Giorgio Bianciardi et al; modelling of the dynamics of nonenzymatic and enzymatic nucleotide processes by fractal dimension, Z. Foldes-Papp et al; a headfull of T4-coliphage DNA packaged to fasces-like globules in fractal models, A.K. Kleinschmidt et al. Part 3 Fractal structures in tumors and diseases: complexity in tumor growth patterns, Gabriel Landini; fractal dimension of epithelial-connective tissue interface in basal cell carcinoma of the skin, C. Miracco et al; fractal geometry of the human renal arterial tree in development, health and disease, Simon Cross; discriminating properties on wide dynamic range neurones by means of universal multifractals, G. Salvadori and G. Biella; fractal analysis of nuclear medicine scans, Edward Oczeretko et al; change in bone strength during repair predicted by fractal analysis of radiographs, R.J. Wilding et al; fractal distribution of serosal lymphatics, D. Venturoli et al; NMR studies of anomalous diffusion in biological tissues -experimental observation of Levy stable processes, M. Koepf et al.

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