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Box Dimension

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Box Dimension is a Java-applet based page that allows students to compute box-counting dimensions for a variety of curves, from lines to classic fractals to real coastlines.
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Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Java Applet
CAUTION: Java Applets may not run on all browsers
Date Added to MERLOT: January 19, 2004
Date Modified in MERLOT: October 11, 2015
Submitter: Kurt Cogswell
Keywords: map, Dimension, fractal, Koch curve, box-counting


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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessibility Information Available: no
Creative Commons: unsure


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Avatar for Matt Seymour
7 years ago

Matt Seymour (Student)

I found this to be a tool that can be very useful for a classroom or for students. It has a practical use for education and it provides a visual mechanic for learning. It took me a second to actually be able to figure out the applet, but I found it user friendly.
Time spent reviewing site: 5 to 10 minutes.