Covering scale

(Zool.) a hydrophyllium.

See also: Scale

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The first part of the book, written for an audience of teletraffic engineers and researchers, offers an in-depth, tutorial style review of mathematical concepts germane to characterization of modern wireless network traffic, covering scale invariance, long-range dependence, heavy-tailed distributions, and fractals and multifractals.
Accordingly, up to three interspaces can be present between rhizome and the covering scale leaves.