Beautiful Fractals is my outlet for my artistic endeavours in the fractal space.

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What’s a fractal?

In colloquial usage, a fractal is “a rough or fragmented geometric shape that can be subdivided in parts, each of which is (at least approximately) a reduced-size copy of the whole”. The term was coined by Benoît Mandelbrot in 1975 and was derived from the Latin fractus meaning “broken” or “fractured”.

You can read more about them at Wikipedia.

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Some perhaps relevant book recommendations

  • Generative Art
  • Fractal Geometry: Mathematical Foundations and Applications
  • Chaos: Making a New Science
  • The Visual Display of Quantitative Information
  • Discovery of Cosmic Fractals
  • African Fractals: Modern Computing and Indigenous Design
  • The Fractal Geometry of Nature
  • The Nature of Computation
  • The Language of Mathematics: Making the Invisible Visible