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Topic: Fractal Dimension -1?
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eppstein@euclid.ics.uci.edu

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Re: Fractal Dimension -1?
Posted: May 25, 2000 11:37 AM
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It's often convenient to define the dimension of the empty set to be -1.
For instance, doing this makes poytope f-vectors come out more cleanly.
Not much to do with fractals, though...
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David Eppstein UC Irvine Dept. of Information & Computer Science
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