id 
ecaade2020_026 
authors 
Lorenz, Wolfgang and Wurzer, Gabriel 
year 
2020 
title 
FRACAM: A 2.5D Fractal Analysis Method for Facades  Test Environment for a Cell Phone Application to Measure Box Counting Dimension 
source 
Werner, L and Koering, D (eds.), Anthropologic: Architecture and Fabrication in the cognitive age  Proceedings of the 38th eCAADe Conference  Volume 1, TU Berlin, Berlin, Germany, 1618 September 2020, pp. 495504 
summary 
Fractal analysis helps explaining and understanding architectural quality, e.g., regarding visual complexity described by fractal (box counting) dimension. FRACAM, a cell phone application, uses fractal image analysis methods and takes into account the specific requirements of architectural purposes at the same time. It was developed by the authors to measure the fractal dimension of buildings; more precisely, to measure (color or grayscale) images of (street) views. This paper examines the results of various implemented algorithms for dependencies on camera settings and environmental factors. The main contribution of the authors deals with both an improved differential box counting mechanism applied to color images and a discussion about measurement results concerning influences on the algorithms presented. 
keywords 
cell phone application; box counting; fractal dimension; visual complexity; elevation analysis 
series 
eCAADe 
email 
wolfgang.lorenz@tuwien.ac.at 
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