Wednesday, August 18, 2010


Vlasios Voudouris of the Object-Field Model blog linked to the following talk by Benoit Mandelbrot about "Fractals and the art of roughness." Like Vlasios I found it interesting so I thought I would share it, like him.

On a side note, anyone interested in fractals and want to see them in the context of cities should check out Fractal Cities: A Geometry of Form and Function” by Professors Mike Batty and Paul Longley. It is a well written, a must read and often cited book for anyone interested in or writing about fractals, urban modeling and complexity sciences. The nice thing about the book is it is freely available at:

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