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The fractal geometry of nature

Author: Benoit B Mandelbrot
Publisher: San Francisco : W.H. Freeman, ©1982.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benoit B Mandelbrot
ISBN: 0716711869 9780716711865
OCLC Number: 7876824
Description: 460 pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: I. Introduction --
II. Three classic fractals, tamed --
III. Galaxies and eddies --
IV. Scaling fractals --
V. Nonscaling fractals --
VI. Self-mapping fractals --
VII. Randomness --
VIII. Stratified random fractals --
IX. Fractional Brown fractals --
X. Random tremas: texture --
XI. Miscellany --
XII. Of men and ideas.
Responsibility: Benoit B. Mandelbrot.
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A rarity: a picture book of sophisticated contemporary research ideas in mathematics. "Douglas Hofstadter, author of Godel, Escher, Bach""

 
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