Open-File Reprot 00-013
Notice: This USGS Publication Supersedes MORPH-I (Ver 1.0)
Turcotte, 1997, and Barton and La Pointe, 1995, have identified many potential uses for the fractal dimension in physicochemical models of surface properties. The image-analysis program described in this report is an extension of the program set MORPH-I (Mossotti and others, 1998), which provided the fractal analysis of electron-microscope images of pore profiles (Mossotti and Eldeeb, 1992). MORPH-II, an integration of the modified kernel of the program MORPH-I with image calibration and editing facilities, was designed to measure the fractal dimension of the exposed surfaces of stone specimens as imaged in cross section in an electron microscope.
First posted December 22, 2000
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Mossotti, Victor G., and Eldeeb, A. Raouf, 2000, MORPH-II, A Software Package for the Analysis of Scanning-Electron-Micrograph Images for the Assessment of the Fractal Dimension of Exposed Stone Surfaces: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-013, 44 pp., https://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2000/0013/.
Use of EDGE.EXE
Image display requirements
EDGE.C algorithm design & operation