Complexity and Chaos Theory in Art

  • Jay KappraffEmail author
Part of the The Frontiers Collection book series (FRONTCOLL)


In recent years, the mathematics of complexity and chaos theory have begun to explore the depths of the natural world. The power of the computer has provided the means to create totally realistic models of natural forms. Artists and musicians have gained their inspiration from both the simplicity and complexity of the world, and through their art have added their own contributions. This paper will explore how mathematics and the arts complement each other to articulate this evolving picture of nature. Many examples from art and science will be presented.


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  1. 1.New Jersey Institute of TechnologyNewarkUSA

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