Volume 31, Issue 4 (October 1986)

    Fractal Surfaces as Models of Physical Matches

    (Received 26 October 1985; accepted 24 February 1986)

    Published Online: October


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    Computer-generated fractal surfaces may be used as models of evidence physical matches. The complexity of the model surface, and by extension, the degree of uniqueness of the surface, may be expressed in terms of the time required for the calculation of the surface parameters.

    Author Information:

    Thornton, JI
    Professor of forensic science, Forensic Science Group Department of Biomedical and Environmental Health Sciences, Berkeley, CA

    Stock #: JFS11922J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11922J

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    Title Fractal Surfaces as Models of Physical Matches
    Symposium , 0000-00-00
    Committee E30