Tag: "fractals" at biology news
Revealing the complex patterns of cardiac disease
...cribed by multifractals - a more complex system of fractals
withinfractals. "We presume that the healthy behavior is richer and more complex because itrepresents the body's ability to adapt to change," says Ivanov. "The ability ofthe body to adapt to changes in the environment is crucial to survival."The re...
Physicists use fractals to help Parkinson's sufferers
...f movement instead. Scientists have suggested that fractals
might also be used to model the irregular walking pattern of people with Parkinson's disease. The researchers used the fractal analysis to break down the body motion of healthy elderly subjects and patients with Parkinson's disease into simpler comp...