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Fractals: Patterns of Chaos : A New Aesthetic of Art, Science, and Nature - 92 edition

Fractals: Patterns of Chaos : A New Aesthetic of Art, Science, and Nature (ISBN10: 0671742175; ISBN13: 9780671742171)
ISBN13: 978-0671742171
ISBN10: 0671742175

Summary: Fractals are unique patterns left behind by the unpredictable movements -- the chaos -- of the world at work. The branching patterns of trees, the veins in a hand, water twisting out of a running tap -- all of these are fractals. Learn to recognize them and you will never again see things in quite the same way. Fractals permeate our lives, appearing in places as tiny as the surface of a virus and as majestic as the Grand Canyon. From ancient tribal peoples to modern painters to the animators o ...show moref Star Wars, artists have been captivated by fractals and have utilized them in their work. Computer buffs are wild about fractals as well, for they can be generated on ordinary home computers. In Fractals: The Patterns of Chaos, science writer John Briggs uses over 170 illustrations to clearly explain the significance -- and more importantly, the beauty -- of fractals. He describes how fractals were discovered, how they are formed, and the unique properties different fractals share. Fractals is a breathtaking guided tour of a brand new aesthetic of art, science, and nature. It will revolutionize the way you see the world and your place within it. * Contains a special bibliography listing fractal generating software for desktop computers ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 92
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Touchstone Books
Published: 11/28/1992
International: No

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