Physics and fractal structures

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Published by Masson, Springer in Paris, New York .

Written in English

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  • Fractals.,
  • Mathematical physics.

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StatementJean-François Gouyet ; foreword by Benoît Mandelbrot.
LC ClassificationsQC20.7.F73 G6813 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 234 p. :
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL573919M
ISBN 100387941533, 3540941533, 2225851301
LC Control Number96160809

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