Dynamical Systems and Fractals: Computer Graphics Experiments with Pascal

Dynamical Systems and Fractals: Computer Graphics Experiments with Pascal

by Karl-Heinz Becker, Michael Dorfler
     
 

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ISBN-10: 052136910X

ISBN-13: 9780521369107

Pub. Date: 12/28/2011

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This study introduces the reader to a area of current scientific research that opened up with the advent of computer availability: computer graphics. The problems and exercises require only a basic knowledge of mathematics.

Overview

This study introduces the reader to a area of current scientific research that opened up with the advent of computer availability: computer graphics. The problems and exercises require only a basic knowledge of mathematics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521369107
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2011
Pages:
412
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword: new directions in computer graphics: experimental mathematics; Preface to the German edition; 1. Researchers discover chaos; 2. Between order and chaos: Feigenbaum diagrams; 3. Strange attractors; 4. Greetings from Sir Isaac; 5. Complex frontiers; 6. Encounter with the gingerbread man; 7. New sights - new insights; 8. Fractal computer graphics; 9. Step by step into chaos; 10. Journey to the land of infinite structures; 11. Building blocks for graphics experiments; 12. Pascal and the fig-trees; 13. Appendices; Index.

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