As ‘Fractals are Everywhere’ in geo-ref data, which GIS other than ArcGIS can calculate fractal dimensions?


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QGIS could too via a plugin it seems :

SAGA GIS seems a good candidate : Library Fractals

- Bifurcation
- Fractal Dimension of Grid Surface
- Gaussian Landscapes
- Mandelbrot Set (interactive)
- Newton-Raphson (interactive)
- Pythagoras' Tree

As @mkennedy mentions there's GRASS too :

I know you exclude Arcgis, but just for generic info, it seems it has some add-on tools that could help :

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