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TEDTalks : Benoit Mandelbrot - Fractals and the Art of Roughness

Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; TED Conferences LLC.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At TED2010, mathematics legend Benoit Mandelbrot develops a theme he first discussed at TED in 1984: the extreme complexity of roughness, and the way that fractal math can find order within patterns that seem unknowably complicated.
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Genre/Form: Educational films
Internet videos
Videorecording
Named Person: Benoit B Mandelbrot; Benoit B Mandelbrot
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; TED Conferences LLC.
OCLC Number: 829298815
Notes: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on October 07, 2012.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Target Audience: 8 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (18 min.)) : sd., col.
Contents: Roughness in Nature (4:43) --
Lung Anatomy and Clouds (2:35) --
Peano Curve and Mandelbrot Rivers (3:55) --
Fractals and Roughness (2:03) --
Mandelbrot Set (3:31) --
Credits: TEDTalks: Benoit Mandelbrot --
Fractals and the Art of Roughness (0:05)
Other Titles: Benoit Mandelbrot
Benoit Mandelbrot - Fractals and the Art of Roughness
Fractals and the Art of Roughness
Responsibility: TED Conferences LLC.

Abstract:

At TED2010, mathematics legend Benoit Mandelbrot develops a theme he first discussed at TED in 1984: the extreme complexity of roughness, and the way that fractal math can find order within patterns that seem unknowably complicated.

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