January 18, 2005

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The Colours of Infinity

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Self-organization, Self-regulation, and Self-similarity on the Fractal Web, Gary W. Flake and David M. Pennock. Appears in The Colours of Infinity, 2004 [ Amazon | Clearpress, UK ].

This popular science book celebrates the tenth anniversary of the cult classic documentary on fractals by the same name (Colours of Infinity) and the 80th birthday of Benoit Mandelbrot. The book updates the topic of fractals with a modern perspective, including contributions from Mandelbrot, Sir Arthur C. Clarke, Robert Prechter, Ian Stuart, and Michael Barsley.

Our chapter discusses fractal-like proterties and processes on the Web. The book includes a DVD of the complete original documentary, with soundtrack by Pink Floyd's David Gilmour.