Fractals Everywhere

Fractals Everywhere

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This volume is the second edition of the highly successful Fractals Everywhere. The Focus of this text is how fractal geometry can be used to model real objects in the physical world.


This edition of Fractals Everywhere is the most up-to-date fractal textbook available today.

Fractals Everywhere may be supplemented by Michael F. Barnsley's Desktop Fractal Design System (version 2.0) with IBM for Macintosh software. The Desktop Fractal Design System 2.0 is a tool for designing Iterated Function Systems codes and fractal images, and makes an excellent supplement to a course on fractal geometry
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Product details

  • Paperback | 534 pages
  • 187.96 x 231.14 x 25.4mm | 975.22g
  • Morgan Kaufmann Publishers In
  • San Francisco, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • 2nd New edition
  • w. figs., col. plates.
  • 0120790696
  • 9780120790692

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"The material contained in the second edition is quite obviously more extensive in detail and scope...the style of writing is technically excellent, informative, and entertaining... ."
-Robert McCarty

"The problems and examples are well-chosen and interesting...difficult concepts are introduced in a clear fashion with excellent diagrams and graphs."
-Alan E. Wessel
Santa Clara University
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Table of contents

Chapter I - Introduction
Chapter II - Metric Spces; Equivalent Spaces: Classification of Subsets; and the Space of Fractals
Chapter III - Transformations on Metric Spaces; Contraction Mappings: and the Construction of Fractals
Chapter IV - Chaotic Dynamics on Fractals
Chapter V - Fractal Dimension
Chapter VI - Fractal Interpolation
Chapter VII - Julia Sets
Chapter VIII - Parameter Spaces and Mandelbrot Sets
Chapter IX - Measures on Fractals
Chapter X - Recurrent Iterated Function Systems
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About Prof. Michael Barnsley

By Michael F. Barnsley
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Review Text

"The material contained in the second edition is quite obviously more extensive in detail and scope...the style of writing is technically excellent, informative, and entertaining... ."
Robert McCarty

"The problems and examples are well-chosen and interesting...difficult concepts are introduced in a clear fashion with excellent diagrams and graphs."
Alan E. Wessel, Santa Clara University "The material contained in the second edition is quite obviously more extensive in detail and scope...the style of writing is technically excellent, informative, and entertaining... ."
Robert McCarty

"The problems and examples are well-chosen and interesting...difficult concepts are introduced in a clear fashion with excellent diagrams and graphs."
Alan E. Wessel, Santa Clara University
show more

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