Lecture 2: Thresholds, Islands, and Fractals

By Muhammad A. Alam

Purdue University

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Three basic concepts of the percolation theory – namely, percolation threshold, cluster size distribution, and fractal dimension – are defined and methods to calculate them are illustrated via elementary examples. These three concepts will form the theoretical foundation for discussion in Lecture 3, 4, and 5, respectively.

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