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Fractals Everywhere

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Focusing on how fractal geometry can be used to model real objects in the physical world, this up-to-date edition featurestwo 16-page full-color inserts, problems and tools emphasizing fractal applications, and an answers section. A bonus CD of an IFS Generator provides an excellent software tool for designing iterated function systems codes and fractal images. ...more
Paperback, 560 pages
Published July 17th 2012 by Dover Publications (first published 1988)
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Amar Pai
As math books go, this is pretty great. The illustrations really benefit from the author's sense of humor. The illustrations and diagrams frequently make use of smiley faces, words and other reassuringly non-abstract forms. I find it actually helps me learn cos it's less intimidating while still conveying the concepts. I guess it's easier to do this when you're dealing with 2d geometric objects, but in general hardly any math textbooks ever seem to show a sense of humor or any kind of personalit ...more
Robert
Sigh, good books on fractals are so rare. This is, unfortunately, typical.
HM
در دقایق طبیعت که باریک شویم می بینیم هیچ شکل هندسی منظمی مانند خط و دایره وجود ندارد و با اشکالی پیچیده و نا منظم مواجه هستیم. در اینجاست که هندسه نوین فراکتالی که بر اساس خاصیت خود تشابهی بنا شده راهگشاست در این کتاب ارزشمند مایکل بارنسلی با ارایه توپولوژی و مباحث دقیق ریاضی به کاربردهای شگفت انگیز تئوری فوق در فشرده سازی نصاویر و پیش بینی پدیده های آشوبناک مثل آب و هوا و بازار بورس اشاره می کند
Gary
A math textbook about fractals. My first intro to the Shadow Theorem.
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