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I am struggling to ask my question here well.

I have in mind a precise question with an exact answer - The difficultly is not knowing the field (fractals) as an expert I cannot use mathematical symbology so I tried to pin it down with words.

I am not sure if this comes across as lazy (I should hope not as I have put quite a lot of time and effort into trying to answer this myself without success) or what, but I would appreciate any suggestions that will help to improve this question in order.

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    $\begingroup$ 'Symbology' never helps makes things precise: symbols are just abbreviations of words. $\endgroup$ – Mariano Suárez-Álvarez Sep 9 '10 at 14:31
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    $\begingroup$ Symbology sounds like a made-up subject like from the Harry Potter series. $\endgroup$ – 97832123 Sep 10 '10 at 7:35
  • $\begingroup$ Ding, the correct answer is "notation". $\endgroup$ – 97832123 Sep 10 '10 at 20:04
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    $\begingroup$ Symbology is a made up subject! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Langdon $\endgroup$ – Oscar Cunningham Sep 12 '10 at 15:01
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    $\begingroup$ @muad: Since you have deleted the question you ask about here, do you still wish for this meta-question to remain open? $\endgroup$ – Larry Wang Sep 13 '10 at 9:43
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    $\begingroup$ The question it pertains to have been deleted by the OP. OP is no longer with us on Math.SE. Closing the question so it would pop back-up to front page. $\endgroup$ – Willie Wong Jun 26 '11 at 12:06