Fractal-Based Description of Natural Scenes

@article{Pentland1984FractalBasedDO,
  title={Fractal-Based Description of Natural Scenes},
  author={Alex Pentland},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence},
  year={1984},
  volume={PAMI-6},
  pages={661-674}
}
This paper addresses the problems of 1) representing natural shapes such as mountains, trees, and clouds, and 2) computing their description from image data. To solve these problems, we must be able to relate natural surfaces to their images; this requires a good model of natural surface shapes. Fractal functions are a good choice for modeling 3-D natural… CONTINUE READING

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