Benoît Mandelbrot Quote

I coined fractal from the Latin adjective fractus. The corresponding Latin verb frangere means "to break:" to create irregular fragments... how appropriate for our needs!


The Fractal Geometry of Nature, Introduction (p. 4), W.H. Freeman & Co. 1983

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I coined fractal from the Latin adjective fractus. The corresponding Latin verb frangere means to break: to create irregular fragments... how...

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I coined fractal from the Latin adjective fractus. The corresponding Latin verb frangere means to break: to create irregular fragments... how...

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I coined fractal from the Latin adjective fractus. The corresponding Latin verb frangere means to break: to create irregular fragments... how...

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I coined fractal from the Latin adjective fractus. The corresponding Latin verb frangere means to break: to create irregular fragments... how...