L-System Fractals as Geometric Patterns: A Case Study

  • Anna AlfieriEmail author
Part of the Advances in Mathematics Education book series (AME)


Digital technologies are impacting all aspects of personal, social and professional life by now, spreading out at an incredible speed. We should take into account all these changes in the teaching and learning processes of mathematics, implying new challenges and responsibilities. In this paper, the role of technology in a mathematics education activity is analysed into two aspects: in terms of its operational features for presenting mathematical content, to research for information on the web, to work in an e-learning environment with students, and then for enhancing cognitive learning processes in the student, through the digital manipulation of geometric objects. The context is the L-system fractal theory.


L-system fractals Technology Education 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Liceo Scientifico “L. Siciliani”CatanzaroItaly

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