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The Fractalist

Pub Date : 2014-01-14 | Author : Benoit B. Mandelbrot | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780307389916
ISBN 13 : 030738991X

A Yale mathematician best known for his ideas on fractals traces his early years as a member of a Lithuanian Jewish family in Warsaw, his education under challenging circumstances,..


The Fractalist

Pub Date : 2012 | Author : Benoit B. Mandelbrot | Publisher : Pantheon

ISBN 10 : 9780307377357
ISBN 13 : 0307377350

A personal account by the late research scientist who revolutionized visual geometry with his ideas about fractals traces his early life as member of a Lithuanian Jewish family in ..


The Fractalist

Pub Date : 2012-10-30 | Author : Benoit Mandelbrot | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780307378606
ISBN 13 : 0307378608

A fascinating memoir from the man who revitalized visual geometry, and whose ideas about fractals have changed how we look at both the natural world and the financial world. Benoit..


The Fractal Geometry Of Nature

Pub Date : 1982-08-15 | Author : Benoit B. Mandelbrot | Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 0716711869
ISBN 13 : 9780716711865

Three classic fractals, tamed. Galaxies and eddies. Scaling fractals. Nonscaling fractals. Self-mapping fractals. Randomness. Stratified random fractals. Fractional brown fractals...


The Mis Behaviour Of Markets

Pub Date : 2010-10-01 | Author : Benoit B. Mandelbrot | Publisher : Profile Books

ISBN 10 : 9781847651556
ISBN 13 : 1847651550

This international bestseller, which foreshadowed a market crash, explains why it could happen again if we don't act now. Fractal geometry is the mathematics of roughness: how to r..


Fractals And Scaling In Finance

Pub Date : 2013-03-09 | Author : Benoit B. Mandelbrot | Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN 10 : 9781475727630
ISBN 13 : 1475727631

Mandelbrot is world famous for his creation of the new mathematics of fractal geometry. Yet few people know that his original field of applied research was in econometrics and fina..


Turing S Cathedral

Pub Date : 2012 | Author : George Dyson | Publisher : Pantheon

ISBN 10 : 9780375422775
ISBN 13 : 0375422773

Documents the innovations of a group of eccentric geniuses who developed computer code in the mid-20th century as part of mathematician Alan Turin's theoretical universal machine i..