October 17, 2010

Benoît B. Mandelbrot (1924-2010), Father of Fractal Geometry

Benoît B. Mandelbrot, the father of fractal geometry, has passed away at age 85 last friday.

Here’s a video of Mandelbrot’s TED 2010 talk.

Jonathan Coulton paid tribute to Benoît B. Mandelbrot in his song “Mandelbrot Set” (video by Pisut Wisessing).

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