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Description - Fractal Geometry by Kenneth Falconer

The seminal text on fractal geometry for students and
researchers: extensively revised and updated with new material,
notes and references that reflect recent directions.
Interest in fractal geometry continues to grow rapidly, both as
a subject that is fascinating in its own right and as a concept
that is central to many areas of mathematics, science and
scientific research. Since its initial publication in 1990
Fractal Geometry: Mathematical Foundations and Applications
has become a seminal text on the mathematics of fractals. The
book introduces and develops the general theory and applications of
fractals in a way that is accessible to students and researchers
from a wide range of disciplines.
Fractal Geometry: Mathematical Foundations and
Applications is an excellent course book for undergraduate and
graduate students studying fractal geometry, with suggestions for
material appropriate for a first course indicated. The book also
provides an invaluable foundation and reference for researchers who
encounter fractals not only in mathematics but also in other areas
across physics, engineering and the applied sciences.

Provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the
mathematical theory and applications of

Carefully explains each topic using illustrative examples and

Includes the necessary mathematical background material, along
with notes and references to enable the reader to pursue individual

Features a wide range of exercises, enabling readers to
consolidate their understanding

Supported by a website with solutions to exercises and
additional material

Leads onto the more advanced sequel Techniques in Fractal
Geometry (also by Kenneth Falconer and available from Wiley)

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781119942399
ISBN-10: 111994239X
Format: Hardback
(238mm x 153mm x 24mm)
Pages: 398
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Jan-2014
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Kenneth Falconer

Kenneth Falconer, University of St Andrews, UK

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