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Fractals Are Really Beautiful Mathematics

Fractals Are Really Beautiful Mathematics

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Fractals are reallybeautiful mathematics
Who started ?
When Benoit B.Mandelbrot in 1975 publishedhis først book about fractals, the interestincreased rapidly. Few years later (1978)came his book “The Fractal Geometri of Nature” .This book is by no wayeasy to read, and youshould be well skilled inmathematics and itsformulations to get aprofound advantage fromreading this book. Withit’s 468 pages anextensive job waits for you !If you prefeer a more spontanous meeting with beautyful fractals and lessheavy mathematics, the book
The Beauty of Fractals
is recommended. It waspublishet in 1986, with 199 pages and 185 figures, many in colour.
Where can you just play with fractals ?
You have a fine opportunity for doing this by downloading a freeware programcalled
Fractal Forge.
You find it in Google, just try this :
Fractal Forge v.2.8.2 is freeware. You can use it to draw yourown fractal images, and explore Mandelbrot Set's branches. Now it's easier andfaster than ...
When you have got in on your screen, just click in upper left corner and then onFile and Open file. Then you get 30 different fractals you can play with. Choseone of them, and Open it. Wait for some seconds, and then click in upper rightcorner. This should bring you a menu, and click on Data. Now you can enter intothe formula, change iterations etc. etc., and then click on Start to see the result.
Do you just want to look at beautiful fractals ?
An excellent collection can be found in Sekino’s Fractal Gallery, try it onthe address .http://www.willamette.edu/~sekino/fractal/annex.htm Take a look at four of them :

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