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Perceptual and physiological responses to the visual complexity of fractal patterns.

@article{Taylor2005PerceptualAP,
  title={Perceptual and physiological responses to the visual complexity of fractal patterns.},
  author={R. P. Taylor and Branka Spehar and John A. Wise and Colin W. G. Clifford and Ben R. Newell and Caroline M.P. Hagerhall and T Purcell and T. P. Martin},
  journal={Nonlinear dynamics, psychology, and life sciences},
  year={2005},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={
          89-114
        }
}
Fractals have experienced considerable success in quantifying the complex structure exhibited by many natural patterns and have captured the imagination of scientists and artists alike. With ever widening appeal, they have been referred to both as "fingerprints of nature" and "the new aesthetics." Our research has shown that the drip patterns of the American abstract painter Jackson Pollock are fractal. In this paper, we consider the implications of this discovery. We first present an overview… Expand

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