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1. The fractal concept

1. The fractal concept  

Kenneth J. Falconer

in Fractals: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191778599
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10.1093/actrade/9780199675982.003.0001
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‘The fractal concept’ provides outlines the basic principles and terminology of fractal geometry. The link between science and mathematics has been known since ancient times, but irregular ... More
6. Fractals in the real world

6. Fractals in the real world  

Kenneth J. Falconer

in Fractals: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191778599
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199675982.003.0006
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‘Fractals in the real world’ often break down when examined closely enough, but it can still be useful to treat real world objects as fractal. Geographical features can display fractal ... More
Fractals: A Very Short Introduction

Fractals: A Very Short Introduction  

Kenneth Falconer

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Sep 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191778599
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199675982.001.0001
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book
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9780199675982
Fractals: A Very Short Introduction looks at the roots of the ‘fractal revolution’ that occurred in mathematics in the 20th century. It presents the ‘new geometry’ of fractals, ... More
4. Julia sets and the Mandelbrot set

4. Julia sets and the Mandelbrot set  

Kenneth J. Falconer

in Fractals: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2013
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778599
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199675982.003.0004
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9780199675982
‘Julia sets and Mandelbrot sets’ explores these frequently visualised fractal species. Complex numbers are imaginary numbers which involve the square root of -1. Plotting squared complex ... More
7. A little history

7. A little history  

Kenneth J. Falconer

in Fractals: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191778599
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10.1093/actrade/9780199675982.003.0007
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chapter
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9780199675982
‘A little history’ charts the development of fractal mathematics from the ancient discipline of geometry. Geometry, used by humanity for millennia, was eventually expressed using algebraic ... More

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