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Now approaching its tenth year, this hugely successful book presents an unusual attempt to publicise the field of Complex Dynamics. The text was originally conceived as a supplemented catalogue to the exhibition "Frontiers of Chaos", seen in Europe and the United States, and describes the context and meaning of these fascinating images. 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 required formality. Benoit Mandelbrot gives a very personal account, in his idiosyncratic self-centred style, of his discovery of the fractals named after him and Adrien Douady explains the solved and unsolved problems relating to this amusingly complex set.

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ISBN:
9783540158516
Author:
Richter, Peter H.
Publisher:
Springer
Author:
Peitgen
Author:
Heinz-Otto
Author:
Peitgen, Heinz-Otto
Location:
Berlin, Heidelberg
Subject:
Geometry - General
Subject:
Programming Languages - General
Subject:
Logic
Subject:
Mathematical Logic and Foundations
Subject:
Mathematics-Geometry and Trigonometry
Subject:
Mathematics
Subject:
The Arts
Subject:
mathematics and statistics
Subject:
Logic, symbolic and mathematical
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Edition Description:
Book
Publication Date:
19860731
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
214
Dimensions:
277 x 210 mm 1100 gr

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