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The Eden growth model describes the growth of specific types of clusters such as bacterial colonies and deposition of materials. These clusters grow by random accumulation of material on their boundary. These are also an example of a surface fractal. The model is named after Murray Eden (circa 1960–1961) [1] .[2]

See also

Diffusion-limited aggregation

References

Murray Eden. A two-dimensional growth process. In Proceedings of Fourth Berkeley Symposium on Mathematics, Statistics, and Probability, volume 4, pages 223–239. University of California Press, Berkeley, 1961. [1]
MAX KOLB, ROBERT BOTET and RÉMI JULLIEN; “Scaling of kinetically growing clusters”; Physical Review Letters; American Physical Society; 26 September 1983; 51 (13): pp. 1123–1126.

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