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Thinking In Patterns
Fractals And Related Phenomena In Nature
This book contains an extended article by B B Mandelbrot, reviewing his contribution to fractal geometry and outlining some unsolved problems, with illustrations especially of finance and physics. It covers a range of multidisciplinary topics — from the biology of aging, through the self-similar shape of plants, image decompression and solar magnetic fields, to sound reflection in the street. The book is a treasure trove for innovative researchers working in fields related to fractal geometry.
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• CC Proceedings — Engineering & Physical Sciences
336 pages; ISBN 9789812702746
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