Strange Attractors: Creating Patterns in Chaos
by Julien C. Sprott
Publisher: M & T Books 2000
Number of pages: 591
Chaos and fractals are new mathematical ideas that have revolutionized our view of the world. They have application in virtually every academic discipline. This book shows examples of the artistic beauty that can arise from very simple equations, and teaches the reader how to produce an endless variety of such patterns.
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