Benoit Mandelbrot

One time I was looking at a beautiful picture book of fractals, my elderly and wise math professor ask why didn’t I go read the master Benoit Mandelbrot himself instead? Since then, I’ve made it a habit to read masters’ works by the masters themselves, often in their original papers.

Benoit Mandelbrot – Hunting the Hidden Dimension Nova (2008)

Ref 1: “How long is the coast of Britain?” (PDF) (wiki)

Ref 2: In the doc, Dr. Peter Burns of University of Toronto was mentioned and you can read more info here.

Ref 3: “A general model for the origin of allometric scaling laws in biology” PDF, PubMed,

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