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Sierpinski gasket

1. n. [Reservoir Characterization]
A form of fractal geometry based on a triangle. It has a fractal dimension D = ln 3/ln 2 = 1.58.... A Sierpinski carpet uses a square instead of a triangle and has a fractal dimension D = ln 8/ln 3 = 1.89....