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The beauty of fractals : images of complex dynamical systems

Author: Heinz-Otto Peitgen; Peter H Richter
Publisher: Berlin ; Heidelberg : Springer, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Softcover repr. of the handcover 1. ed. 1986View all editions and formats

A total of 184 illustrations - including 88 full-colour pictures of Julia sets - are suggestive of a coffee-table book.However, the invited contributions which round off the book lend the text the  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Heinz-Otto Peitgen; Peter H Richter
ISBN: 9783642617195 3642617190
OCLC Number: 862975274
Notes: Literaturverz. S. 147 - 149.
Description: XII, 199 Seiten
Contents: Frontiers of Chaos.- Special Sections.- 1 Verhulst Dynamics.- 2 Julia Sets and Their Computergraphical Generation.- 3 Sullivan's Classification of Critical Points.- 4 The Mandelbrot Set.- 5 External Angles and Hubbard Trees.- 6 Newton's Method for Complex Polynomials: Cayley's Problem.- 7 Newton's Method for Real Equations.- 8 A Discrete Volterra-Lotka System.- Magnetism and Complex Boundaries.- Special Sections.- 9 Yang-Lee Zeros.- 10 Renormalization.- References.- Invited Contributions.- Fractals and the Rebirth of Iteration Theory.- Julia Sets and the Mandelbrot Set.- Freedom, Science, and Aesthetics.- Refractions of Science into Art.- Do it Yourself.- Documentation.
Responsibility: H.-O. Peitgen; P.H. Richter.


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