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Fractal Geometry of Nature (Hardcover)

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    Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, and lightening does not travel in a straight line. The complexity of nature's shapes differs in kind, not merely degree, from that of the shapes of ordinary geometry, the geometry of fractal sh......more

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Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, and lightening does not travel in a straight line. The complexity of nature's shapes differs in kind, not merely degree, from that of the shapes of ordinary geometry, the geometry of fractal shapes.

Now that the field has expanded greatly with many active researchers, Mandelbrot presents the definitive overview of the origins of his ideas and their new applications. The Fractal Geometry of Nature is based on his highly acclaimed earlier work, but has much broader and deeper coverage and more extensive illustrations.

Benoit Mandelbrot is the Abraham Robinson Professor of Mathematical Sciences at Yale University and IBM Fellow Emeritus at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center.

Author:
Mandelbrot, Benoit
Genre:
SCIENCE / System Theory
Audience:
College/higher education
Format:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Publisher:
Times Books
Publish Date:
08/15/1982
Copyright Year:
1982
ISBN:
9780716711865
Height:
9.5 in
Wdth:
8.25 in
Thickness:
1.25 in
Unit weight:
2.35 lb
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