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I am writing my final paper in the field ob computer enginering my work are on fractals. Some time ago, I found this fractal. Now I need to refer to it in my work but i have no clue what is it called. I searched the internet but found nothing really useful. The only mention fractal that I found is called an outward circle but its not exactly the same. http://pixgood.com/fractal-circle.html! My fractal :enter image description here

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  • $\begingroup$ WHat's not exactly the same about it? They look nearly identical, except you've drawn yours with solid circles instead of hollow ones. $\endgroup$ – Dan Uznanski Sep 16 '14 at 12:53
  • $\begingroup$ True i forgot that the circles cross each other. It the name ok thou ? $\endgroup$ – Shawn Sep 16 '14 at 12:55
  • $\begingroup$ Google Image search found this: grafika.me/node/206 $\endgroup$ – lhf Sep 16 '14 at 13:03
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It looks to me like you've got a slight variation of a standard visualization of the Cayley graph of the free group on two generators. If you take a look at the Wikipedia page on Cayley graphs, one of the first images you see is something like so:

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Now, if we just place disks at the vertices scaled appropriately, we pretty much generate your image:

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Of course, it's fractal properties will depend on the choice of scaling factor between steps. It think I've chosen a somewhat smaller scaling factor than you to generate my image.

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Fractal Kvaziklever according to http://grafika.me/node/206

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  • $\begingroup$ That's pseudo-clover in Russian, right? So the name is definitely wrong $-$ the fractal in the picture is missing the bottom quadrant (because it's a clover-leaf). $\endgroup$ – TonyK Sep 16 '14 at 13:48
  • $\begingroup$ Close but not quiet the same. $\endgroup$ – Shawn Sep 16 '14 at 14:15

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