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Benoit Mandelbrot

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Benoit Mandelbrot Biography - The Father of Fractal Geometry, Mathematician and Polymath

 

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Benoit Mandelbrot - The butterfly effect

 

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Benoît Mandelbrot - My approach to finance (126/144)

 

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Benoît Mandelbrot - Self-affining variability (71/144)

 

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Benoît Mandelbrot - A touching gesture by Von Neumann (38/144)

Benoit B. Mandelbrot was a Polish-born French-American mathematician and polymath with broad interests in the practical sciences, especially regarding what he labeled as "the art of roughness" of physical phenomena and "the uncontrolled element in life". He referred to himself as a "fractalist" and is recognized for his contribution to the field of fractal geometry, which included coining the word "fractal", as well as developing a theory of "roughness and self-similarity" in nature.