Fractal Geometry

Title: Fractal Geometry
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Fractal Geometry
'Fractal Geometry is not just a chapter of mathematics, but one that helps Everyman to see the same old world differently'. - Benoit Mandelbrot The world of mathematics usually tends to be thought of as abstract. Complex and imaginary numbers, real numbers, logarithms, functions, some tangible and others imperceivable. But these abstract numbers, simply symbols that conjure an image, a quantity, in our mind, and complex equations, take on a new meaning with fractals - …showed first 75 words of 1467 total…
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…showed last 75 words of 1467 total…Science News, Novermber 23, 1991, p. 771 'From Surface Scum to fractal swirls', Ivars Peterson, Science News, January 23, 1993, p. 53 'A better way to compress images', M.F. Barnsley and A.D. Sloan, Byte, January 1988, p. 215-223. Books: McGuire, Michael. An Eye for Fractals. Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Reading, Mass., 1991. World Wide Web Sites:

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