9781454912637

Fractal 3d Magic

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  • ISBN13:

    9781454912637

  • ISBN10:

    1454912634

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 9/2/2014
  • Publisher: Sterling
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Summary

This groundbreaking 3D showcase offers a rare glimpse into the dazzling world of computer-generated fractal art. Prolific polymath Clifford Pickover introduces the collection, which provides background on everything from the classic Mandelbrot set, to the infinitely porous Menger Sponge, to ethereal fractal flames. The following eye-popping gallery displays mathematical formulas transformed into stunning computer-generated 3D anaglyphs. More than 200 intricate designs, visible in three dimensions thanks to the enclosed 3D glasses, will engross math and optical illusions enthusiasts alike.

Author Biography

Internationally renowned author Clifford Pickover has published more than 40 books, translated into over a dozen languages, on topics ranging from science and mathematics to religion, art, and history. Dr. Pickover received his PhD from Yale University's Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, holds more than 100 US patents, and is an associate editor for several scientific journals. His research has received considerable attention from such media outlets as CNN, Wired, and the New York Times, and his website, pickover.com, has received millions of visits.

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