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Record Nr.

UNISALENTOb1075062

Autore

Alligood, Kathleen T.

Titolo

Chaos and fractals : the mathematics behind the computer graphics / Robert L. Devaney and Linda Keen, editors ; [authors] Kathleen T. Alligood ... [et al.]

Pubbl/distr/stampa

Providence, R.I. : American Mathematical Society, c1989

ISBN

0821801376

Descrizione fisica

ix, 148 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.

Collana

Proceedings of symposia in applied mathematics, 0160-7634 ; 39. AMS short course lecture notes

Classificazione

AMS 30C99

AMS 34C35

AMS 51M99

AMS 58F99

Altri autori (Persone)

Devaney, Robert L. <1948- >

Keen, Lindaauthor

Disciplina

006.6

Soggetti

Computer graphics-mathematics

Fractals

Lingua di pubblicazione

Inglese

Formato

Materiale a stampa

Livello bibliografico

Monografia

Note generali

"Synopses of the talks and lecture notes ... published in the April 1988 issue of the Notices of the American Mathematical Society on pages 597-599".

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents: Overview : dynamics of simple maps / Robert L. Devaney. Nonlinear oscillations and the Smale horseshoe map / Philip J. Holmes. Fractal basin boundaries and chaotic attractors / Kathleen T. Alligood and James A. Yorke. Julia Sets / Linda Keen. The Mandelbrot set / Bodil Branner. Introduction to fractals / Jenny Harrison. Iterated function systems / Michael F. Barnsley