Fractals and Chaos: The Mandelbrot Set and Beyond / Edition 1

Fractals and Chaos: The Mandelbrot Set and Beyond / Edition 1

by Benoit Mandelbrot
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0387201580

ISBN-13: 9780387201580

Pub. Date: 01/09/2004

Publisher: Springer New York

This book provides a history of the Mandelbrot set of quadratic dynamics together with the authors hard-to-find early papers. It has extensive illustrations throughout and is divided into four sections: quadratic dynamics, klein groups, Minkowski measures, and Julia sets. Each section starts with introductory chapters giving historical context and background to

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This book provides a history of the Mandelbrot set of quadratic dynamics together with the authors hard-to-find early papers. It has extensive illustrations throughout and is divided into four sections: quadratic dynamics, klein groups, Minkowski measures, and Julia sets. Each section starts with introductory chapters giving historical context and background to the material. Benoit B Mandelbrot is Sterling Professor of Mathematical Sciences at Yale University and IBM Fellow Emeritus (Physics) at the IBM T J Watson Research Center. He was awarded the Wolf Prize for Physics in 1993 and the Japan Prize for Science and Technology in 2003.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387201580
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
01/09/2004
Edition description:
2004
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Peter W Jones*Preface*Quadratic Julia and Mandelbrot Sets*NonQuadratic Rational Dynamics*Iterated Nonlinear Function Systems and the Fractal Limit Sets of Kleinian Groups*Multifractal Invariant Measures*Background and History*Bibliography* Index.

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