By: Barnsley, Michael F
San Diego, CA, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers: 1989
Seller ID: 004531
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...