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Fractal Landscapes - from the Real World

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Photographs by Bill Hirst with an introduction by Benoit Mandelbrot.
Bridging the divide between art and science, this book presents a powerful visual case for recognising the fractal character of both natural and man-made landscapes. Photographs of complex and intricate landscapes - beautifully printed in tritone - are paired and grouped to demonstrate striking similarities between the large and the small, the natural and the man-made, and between widely separated sites.
In his introduction, Benoit Mandelbrot, the originator of fractal geometry, describes what fractals are, how they arise, and the reasons for their far-reaching impact on science and beyond.

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Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First edition 1994
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
094879724X
ISBN-13:
9780948797248
Publisher:
Cornerhouse

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Photographs by Bill Hirst with an introduction by Benoit Mandelbrot.
Bridging the divide between art and science, this book presents a powerful visual case for recognising the fractal character of both natural and man-made landscapes. Photographs of complex and intricate landscapes - beautifully printed in tritone - are paired and grouped to demonstrate striking similarities between the large and the small, the natural and the man-made, and between widely separated sites.
In his introduction, Benoit Mandelbrot, the originator of fractal geometry, describes what fractals are, how they arise, and the reasons for their far-reaching impact on science and beyond.

Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First edition 1994
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
094879724X
ISBN-13:
9780948797248
Publisher:
Cornerhouse

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