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THE ISLANDS OF BENOIT MANDELBROT: FRACTALS, CHAOS AND THE MATERIALITY OF THINKING. Ed. by Nina Samuel. Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture, New York, 2012. Distributed by Yale University Press, New Haven. 176 pp. with 124 ills. (93 col.). 23 x 16 cm. LC 2012-17043 ISBN 9780300186437 In English.
Accompanying an exhibition that explored the role of images in scientific thought, this volume focuses primarily on the work of Polish-born French and American mathematician Mandelbrot (1924-2010), noted for developing a "theory of roughness" in nature and the field of fractal geometry to help prove it.
Artist(s):Mandelbrot, Benoit
Indexing: Western, Europe — France, United States — Post-1945 — Electronic Media/Computer Art, Several Media
Plans: 71,75
Worldwide Number: 076930
Paperbound $40.00    

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