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  • The (Mis)Behaviour of Markets by Benoit B. Mandelbrot
    The (Mis)Behaviour of Markets (English, Paperback) Benoit B. Mandelbrot, Richard L. Hudson

    Includes material on the market crisis. This book presents models where the complex gyrations of the FTSE 100 and exchange rates can be reduced to straightforward formulae that yield a much more accurate description of the risks involved.

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  • The Computational Beauty of Nature by Gary William Flake
    The Computational Beauty of Nature (English, Paperback) Gary William Flake

    Gary William Flake develops in depth the simple idea that recurrent rules can produce rich and complicated behaviors.

    $46.51 $56.00
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  • Fractal Worlds by Michael Frame
    Fractal Worlds (English, Paperback) Michael Frame, Ms. Amelia Urry

    Fractal geometry is a uniquely fascinating area of mathematics, exhibited in a range of shapes that exist in the natural world, from a simple broccoli floret to a majestic mountain range. In this essential primer, mathematician Michael Frame?a close collaborator with Benoit Mandelbrot, the founder of fractal geometry?and poet Amelia Urry explore the amazing world of fractals as they appear in...

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  • Chaos and Fractals by David P. Feldman
    Chaos and Fractals (English, Paperback) David P. Feldman

    For students with a background in elementary algebra, this book provides a vivid introduction to the key phenomena and ideas of chaos and fractals, including the butterfly effect, strange attractors, fractal dimensions, Julia Sets and the Mandelbrot Set, power laws, and cellular automata. The book includes over 200 end-of-chapter exercises.

    $41.57 $49.75
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  • Measure, Topology, and Fractal Geometry by Gerald A. Edgar
    Measure, Topology, and Fractal Geometry (English, Hardback) Gerald A. Edgar

    This is essentially an advanced undergraduate textbook about the mathematics of fractal geometry. It is based on a course given to talented high-school students at Ohio University in 1988 and contains plenty of examples, exercises, and good illustrations of fractals.

    $44.76 $54.95
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  • Fractals and Chaos by Benoit B. Mandelbrot
    Fractals and Chaos (English, Hardback) Benoit B. Mandelbrot, C.J.G. Evertsz

    Just 23 years ago Benoit Mandelbrot published his famous picture of the Mandelbrot set, but that picture has changed our view of the mathematical and physical universe. In this text, Mandelbrot offers 25 papers from the past 25 years, many related to the famous inkblot figure.

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  • Fractals: A Very Short Introduction by Kenneth Falconer
    Fractals: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Kenneth Falconer

    From the contours of coastlines to the outlines of clouds, fractal shapes can be found regularly in nature. This Very Short Introduction explains the basic concepts, presents the 'new geometry' of fractals, explores its wide range of applications, and shows the central place fractals have gained in mathematics and science in recent years.

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  • Differential Equations on Fractals by Robert S. Strichartz
    Differential Equations on Fractals (English, Paperback) Robert S. Strichartz

    Provides an understanding of the area of analysis on fractals, focusing on the construction of a Laplacian on the Sierpinski gasket and related fractals. This book is intended for advanced undergraduates, graduate students, and mathematicians who seek an understanding of analysis on fractals.

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  • Fractal Geometry by Kenneth Falconer
    Fractal Geometry (English, Hardback) Kenneth Falconer

    This comprehensive and popular textbook makes fractal geometry accessible to final-year undergraduate math or physics majors, while also serving as a reference for research mathematicians or scientists. This up-to-date edition covers introductory multifractal theory, random fractals, and modern applications in finance and science.

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  • SuperFractals by Michael Fielding Barnsley
    SuperFractals (English, Hardback) Michael Fielding Barnsley

    In SuperFractals, first published in 2006, Michael Barnsley describes mathematics and algorithms that open a whole theory that could have applications in computer graphics, bioinformatics, economics, signal processing and beyond. For the first time these ideas are explained in book form, and illustrated with breathtaking pictures.

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  • African Fractals by Ron Eglash
    African Fractals (English, Paperback) Ron Eglash

    This is an introduction to fractal geometry, its expressions in African cultures, and an exploration of the implications of these findings for cultural theory, maths education and African development. It examines the political and social implications of the existence of African fractal geometry.

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  • Fractals Everywhere by Michael Fielding Barnsley
    Fractals Everywhere (English, Mixed media product) Michael Fielding Barnsley

    Up-to-date text focuses on how fractal geometry can be used to model real objects in the physical world, with an emphasis on fractal applications. Includes solutions, hints, and a bonus CD.

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  • Geometry and Physics: Volume 2 by Jorgen Ellegaard Andersen
    Geometry and Physics: Volume 2 (English, Hardback) Jorgen Ellegaard Andersen

    These texts contain 29 articles that cover a broad range of topics in differential, algebraic and symplectic geometry, and also in mathematical physics. These volumes will be of interest to researchers and graduate students in geometry and mathematical physics

    $93.17 $104.68
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  • Heaven's Fractal Net by William J. Jackson
    Heaven's Fractal Net (English, Paperback) William J. Jackson

    Fractal concepts are part of our emerging vocabulary and can be useful in identifying patterns of human behavior, culture, and history, while enhancing our understanding of the nature of consciousness. This book includes a DVD of animated fractals.

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  • Fractals and Scaling in Finance by Benoit B. Mandelbrot
    Fractals and Scaling in Finance (English, Hardback) Benoit B. Mandelbrot

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  • The Colours of Infinity by Nigel Lesmoir-Gordon
    The Colours of Infinity (English, Hardback) Nigel Lesmoir-Gordon

    The groundbreaking documentary (accompanying this book) has been shown in over 50 countries around the world. The contributors to the film are joined in this comprehensive survey of fractal theory and practice by leading experts in the field.

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  • Elegant Fractals: Automated Generation Of Computer Art by Julien Clinton Sprott
    Elegant Fractals: Automated Generation Of Computer Art (English, Hardback) Julien Clinton Sprott

    Fractals are intricate geometrical forms that contain miniature copies of themselves on ever smaller scales. This colorful book describes methods for producing an endless variety of fractal art using a computer program that searches through millions of equations looking for those few that can produce images having aesthetic appeal. Over a hundred examples of such images are included with a link to...

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  • Chaos by K.T. Alligood
    Chaos (English, Paperback) K.T. Alligood, T.D. Sauer

    Developed and class-tested by a distinguished team of authors at two universities, this text is intended for courses in nonlinear dynamics in either mathematics or physics.

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  • Fractalize That! : A Visual Essay On Statistical Geometry by John Shier
    Fractalize That! : A Visual Essay On Statistical Geometry (English, Hardback) John Shier

    The book describes a recently discovered random fractal space-filling algorithm beginning with tessellations and Sierpinski, illustrating the relationship to statistical geometry and bringing together all that is known about it to a wider audience of mathematicians and scientists.

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  • Fractals and Chaos by Paul S. Addison
    Fractals and Chaos (English, Hardback) Paul S. Addison

    Fractals and Chaos: An Illustrated Course provides you with a practical, elementary introduction to fractal geometry and chaotic dynamics-subjects that have attracted immense interest throughout the scientific and engineering disciplines. The book may be used in part or as a whole to form an introductory course in either or both subject areas. A prominent feature of the book is the use of many...

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