# Multifractals in ecology using R

** Published:**

This is a course that I gave at the Limnology Institute of the University of MaringĂˇ, Brasil. It is an introduction to power laws and generalized dimensions (fractals and multifractals) with applications to ecology, at the same time I introduce the R statistical lenguaje. The slides are written in Markdown and the sources are on https://![](com/lsaravia/MultifractalsInR

- Day 1
- Day 2
- Day 3
- Day 4
- Day 5

## Required knowledge

Some mathematical functions

Basic probability & statistics

Some programming skills

## Software we will use

## General Bibliography

```
Mandelbrot BB (1983) The Fractal Geometry of Nature. W. H. Freeman and Company.
SolĂ© R V., Bascompte J (2006) Self-organization in complex ecosystems. Princeton University Press.
Seuront L (2009) Fractals and Multifractals in Ecology and Aquatic Science. Taylor & Francis.
Falconer K. (1990) Fractal Geometry. Mathematical Foundations and Applications. John Wiley & Sons.
Harte D. (2001) Multifractals. Theory and Applictions. Chapman & Hall/CRC
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