The Fractal Geometry of Nature
Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, and lightning does not travel in a straight line. The complexity of nature's shapes differs in kind, not merely degree, from that of the shapes of ordinary geometry, the geometry of fractal shapes.
Now that the field has expanded greatly with many active researchers, Mandelbrot presents the definitive overview of the origins of his ideas and their new applications. The Fractal Geometry of Nature is based on his highly acclaimed earlier work, but has much broader and deeper coverage and more extensive illustrations.
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Review: The Fractal Geometry of NatureUser Review - Thomas A Wiebe - Goodreads
I read the first few chapters of this book, and the concept of the fractal was fascinating; it describes a partial dimensionality. The early chapter on the coastline of Britain was very stimulating ... Read full review
Review: The Fractal Geometry of NatureUser Review - C. Marcos - Goodreads
What a book! Unlike anything you may have read before. The book itself has fractal structure. Truly a master piece. It covers almost everything from a strictly geometrical point of view. Linear readers beware, you may get really annoyed by this book. Read full review