Multifractal structure in nonrepresentational art.

  title={Multifractal structure in nonrepresentational art.},
  author={J. Mureika and C. Dyer and G. Cupchik},
  journal={Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics},
  volume={72 4 Pt 2},
  • J. Mureika, C. Dyer, G. Cupchik
  • Published 2005
  • Computer Science, Physics, Medicine
  • Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics
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