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3] it is possible to plot log[P(R)] as a function of log[R] and to derive dfSAND as the slope of the linear regression fitting the data of the plot. The sandbox method is based on local neighborhood measures between samples and can be interpreted as a measure of the density of samples at different scales. Therefore, using the sandbox method allows us to detect the appearance of clustering as a departure from a homogenous situation, for which the fractal dimension is equal to 2 (the number of points for a homogenous set increases with R2).
This difference can be explained by the computational method of dfSAND: the sandbox method is based on local neighborhood measures between samples and is more sensitive to high local clustering than the box-counting method, which is more a method for calculating the degree of coverage of space by the network. Raw SIRMN and populated area networks covering the space in a similar way, the difference of clustering between them is less visible with the box-counting method. 71 depending on the method used.
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