Monday, October 29, 2012


So Koch and Sierpinski were experimenting with ideas that turned out to be fractal in nature. They did not know this. No one knew this because the concept of fractals and fractal geometry had not been conceived of. These concepts were brought together and refined by Benoit Mandelbrot who put these concepts together to form what we now consider as fractals and fractal geometry. By using these concepts Benoit was able to create the Mandelbrot Set. The Mandelbrot Set uses the ideas of infinity and zero mass. He is the father of fractals and fractal geometry.

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