Self-similar sequences and chaos from Gauss sums

Akhlesh Lakhtakia, Russell Messier

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It is shown that the quadratic Gauss sums form self-similar sequences with well-defined scales and similarity dimensions. It is also shown that Gauss sums can be modified to yield intricate chaotic patterns.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)59-62
Number of pages4
JournalComputers and Graphics
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1989

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Software
  • General Engineering
  • Signal Processing
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design


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