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Benoît Mandelbrot, Father of Fractals

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On November 22, 2013 @ 6:00 am In Mathematics,Quantitative,Video | Comments Disabled

IBM and http://IBMblr.Tumblr.com celebrate the life of Benoit B. Mandelbrot, IBM Fellow Emeritus and Fractal Pioneer. In this final interview shot by filmmaker Erol Morris, Mandelbrot shares his love for mathematics and how it led him to his wondrous discovery of fractals. His work lives on today in many innovations in science, design, telecommunications, medicine, renewable energy, film (special effects), gaming (computer graphics) and more.


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