Covering scale

(Zool.) a hydrophyllium.

See also: Scale

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Therefore, only if the covering scale [delta] tends to zero, the calculated fractal dimension will be close to the real fractal dimension of a fracture surface.
= .00, [[eta[.sup.2] = .13; the Covering scale, F(2, 61) = 38.83, p =
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.