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Authenticating Pollock paintings using fractal geometry
A fractal analysis of Pollock's patterns is presented and its potential for authenticity research is discussed, triggering discussions that attributation procedures featuring subjective visual assessments should be complimented by quantitative scientific procedures. Expand
Perceptual and physiological responses to the visual complexity of fractal patterns.
Results showing that fractal images generated by mathematical, natural and human processes possess a shared aesthetic quality based on visual complexity are discussed, showing a preference for fractals with mid-range fractal dimensions. Expand
Investigations of Human EEG Response to Viewing Fractal Patterns
Monitoring subjects' EEG while they were viewing fractals with different fractal dimensions shows that significant effects could be found in the EEG even by employing relatively simple silhouette images, pointing to a complicated interplay between different parts of the brain when experiencing this pattern. Expand
Seeing shapes in seemingly random spatial patterns: Fractal analysis of Rorschach inkblots
The relationship between the spatial scaling parameters of the inkblot patterns and the number of induced associations is analyzed, and it is suggested that the perceived images are induced by the fractal characteristics of the blot edges. Expand
Perceptual and Physiological Responses to the Visual Complexity of Pollock ’ s Dripped Fractal Patterns
R.P. Taylor, B. Spehar, J.A. Wise, C.W.G. Clifford, B.R. Newell and T.P. Martin Physics Department, University of Oregon, Eugene, USA, email: rpt@darkwing.uoregon.edu School of Psychology, UniversityExpand
Comment on "Drip Paintings and Fractal Analysis", arXiv:0710.4917v2, by K. Jones-Smith, H. Mathur and L.M. Krauss
In a recent manuscript (arXiv:0710.4917v2), Jones-Smith et al. attempt to use the well-established box-counting technique for fractal analysis to "demonstrate conclusively that fractal criteria areExpand