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How long is the coast of Britain? 1

Posted by Steve Eddins,

I heard this morning that Benoît B. Mandelbrot died over the weekend. Dr. Mandelbrot developed the theory of fractal geometry. Here's a picture of the set that bears his name:



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Christian replied on : 1 of 1
My favorite cite "Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, coastlines are not circles, and bark is not smooth, nor does lightning travel in a straight line" (Mandelbrot, 1983). Definitely a great mind!