Benoit Mandelbrot

  • Mathematician, "father of fractal geometry"

Benoit Mandelbrot is the pioneer of fractals, a broad and powerful tool in the study of many forms of roughness, in Nature and in Man’s works -- including even art.

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Benoit Mandelbrot is the pioneer of fractals, a broad and powerful tool in the study of many forms of roughness, in Nature and in Man’s works -- including even art.

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Benoit Mandelbrot's Presentations

TED2010 February 2010

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Fractals and the art of roughness: Mathematics legend Benoit Mandelbrot develops a theme he first discussed at TED in 1984 -- the extreme complexity of roughness, and the way that fractal math can find order within patterns that seem unknowably complicated.

Fractals and the art of roughness: Mathematics legend Benoit Mandelbrot develops a theme he first discussed at TED in 1984 -- the extreme complexity of roughness, and the way that fractal math can find order within patterns that seem unknowably complicated.

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TED1 February 1984

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