Fractals for the Classroom

Part One Introduction to Fractals and Chaos

  • Heinz-Otto Peitgen
  • Hartmut Jürgens
  • Dietmar Saupe

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-16
  2. Heinz-Otto Peitgen, Hartmut Jürgens, Dietmar Saupe
    Pages 17-73
  3. Heinz-Otto Peitgen, Hartmut Jürgens, Dietmar Saupe
    Pages 75-150
  4. Heinz-Otto Peitgen, Hartmut Jürgens, Dietmar Saupe
    Pages 151-208
  5. Heinz-Otto Peitgen, Hartmut Jürgens, Dietmar Saupe
    Pages 209-253
  6. Heinz-Otto Peitgen, Hartmut Jürgens, Dietmar Saupe
    Pages 255-318
  7. Heinz-Otto Peitgen, Hartmut Jürgens, Dietmar Saupe
    Pages 319-377
  8. Heinz-Otto Peitgen, Hartmut Jürgens, Dietmar Saupe
    Pages 379-432
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 433-450

About this book

Introduction

Fractals for the Classroom breaks new ground as it brings an exciting branch of mathematics into the classroom. The book is a collection of independent chapters on the major concepts related to the science and mathematics of fractals. Written at the mathematical level of an advanced secondary student, Fractals for the Classroom includes many fascinating insights for the classroom teacher and integrates illustrations from a wide variety of applications with an enjoyable text to help bring the concepts alive and make them understandable to the average reader. This book will have a tremendous impact upon teachers, students, and the mathematics education of the general public. With the forthcoming companion materials, including four books on strategic classroom activities and lessons with interactive computer software, this package will be unparalleled.

Keywords

Mathematica Self-similarity average complexity fractal mathematics

Authors and affiliations

  • Heinz-Otto Peitgen
    • 1
    • 2
  • Hartmut Jürgens
    • 1
  • Dietmar Saupe
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Dynamische SystemeUniversität BremenBremen 33Federal Republic of Germany
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsFlorida Atlantic UniversityBoca RatonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4757-2172-0
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag New York 1992
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4757-2174-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4757-2172-0
  • About this book