Fractal geometry: What is it, and what does it do! (English) Zbl 0746.00012

The paper is of philosophical character. The author discusses the importance of the language of fractals in artistic, mathematical, historical, practical and scientific problems.


00A30 Philosophy of mathematics
00A99 General and miscellaneous specific topics
28A80 Fractals
37D45 Strange attractors, chaotic dynamics of systems with hyperbolic behavior
70K50 Bifurcations and instability for nonlinear problems in mechanics
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