Benoit Mandelbrot

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French mathematician (born in Poland) noted for inventing fractals (born in 1924)


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The word "fractal" was coined only 25 years ago by Benoit B. Mandelbrot, IBM Fellow Emeritus at the Thomas J.
Mathematician Benoit B. Mandelbrot of Yale University originally learned about these different random walks from Levy himself, and he later extended and applied Levy's ideas in his formulation of fractal geometry.
The set, discovered in 1980 by Benoit B. Mandelbrot of the IBM Thomas J.
The idea of patterns that repeat themselves on ever smaller scales -- patterns within patterns within patterns -- was first proposed by project participant Benoit B. Mandelbrot of Yale University.
In 1975, Benoit B. Mandelbrot, now at Harvard University, coined the word "fractal' to describe such irregular and fragmented shapes, which can be magnified endlessly and still retain their complicated structure (SN: 3/21/87, p.184; 1/21/84, p.42).