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October 18, 2010

Benoit Mandelbrot, Father of Fractal Geometry

MANDLEBROT2-obit.jpeg Benoît B. Mandelbrot, a maverick mathematician who developed an innovative theory of roughness and applied it to physics, biology, finance and many other fields, died on Thursday in Cambridge, Mass. “If you take the beginning and the end, I have had a conventional career,” he said. “But it was not a straight line between the beginning and the end..." [text]

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