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Fractals Everywhere

By: Barnsley, Michael F

Price: $8.28

Publisher: San Diego, CA, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers: 1989

Edition: Second Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 004531

ISBN: 0120790629

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


This book is based on a course called "Fractal Geometry," which has been taught in the School of Mathematics at Georgia Institute of Technology. Fractal geometry will make you see everything differently. There is danger in reading further. You risk the loss of your childhood vision of clouds, forests, galaxies, leaves, feathers, mountains, carpets, bricks, and much else. Never again will your interpretation of these things be quite the same. The observation by Mandelbrot (Mand 1982) of the existence of a "Geometr of Nature" as led us to think in a new scientific way about the e... View more info

The Beauty of Fractals Images of Complex Dynamical Systems

By: H. -O. Peitgen; P. H. Richter

Price: $33.12

Publisher: Berlin, Springer-Verlag: 1986

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 004529

ISBN: 3540158510

Condition: New


Using geometry, chaos theory and Fractal Sets, this book is a look at those components by several contributing authors. Probably the most well-known Set is by Mandelbrot, and named after him. Julia Sets, Iteration Theory, Newton's Method for Real Equations and much more is included. This book is well-illustrated with thirty-three pages of color fractals, and either black & white fractals or equations are included on most every page. The top corners are slightly bumped. ; B&W and Color Photos and Drawings; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 199 pages View more info