Fractal Analysis: Revisiting Pollock's drip paintings (Reply)

@article{Taylor2006FractalAR,
  title={Fractal Analysis: Revisiting Pollock's drip paintings (Reply)},
  author={R. P. Taylor and Adam P. Micolich and David Jonas},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2006},
  volume={444},
  pages={E10-E11}
}
Replying to: K. Jones-Smith & H. Mathur replyOur use of the term 'fractal' is consistent with that by the research community. In dismissing Pollock's fractals because of their limited magnification range, Jones-Smith and Mathur would also dismiss half the published investigations of physical fractals. On the basis of previous debates on limited-range fractals, a fractal description is particularly appropriate for Pollock's patterns because it is physically reasonable and because it is useful… 
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