by Michael Frame, Benoit Mandelbrot, Nial Neger
Publisher: Yale University 2009
Number of pages: 323
Fractal geometry is a new way of looking at the world. We have been surrounded by natural patterns, unsuspected but easily recognized after only an hour's training. This is a collection of pages meant to support a first course in fractal geometry for students without especially strong mathematical preparation, or any particular interest in science. Each of the topics contains examples of fractals in the arts, humanities, or social sciences.
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by E O Harriss - Mathematicians.org.uk
Contents: Background Material (Euclidean Space, Delone Sets, Z-modules and lattices); Tilings of the plane (Periodic, Aperiodic, Penrose Tilings, Substitution Rules and Tiling, Matching Rules); Symbolic and Geometric tilings of the line.
by Sigurdur Helgason - Birkhauser Boston
The Radon transform is an important topic in integral geometry which deals with the problem of expressing a function on a manifold in terms of its integrals over certain submanifolds. Solutions to such problems have a wide range of applications.
by Christopher Pope - Texas A&M University
Lecture notes on Geometry and Group Theory. In this course, we develop the basic notions of Manifolds and Geometry, with applications in physics, and also we develop the basic notions of the theory of Lie Groups, and their applications in physics.
by John C. Polking - Rice University
We are interested here in the geometry of an ordinary sphere. In plane geometry we study points, lines, triangles, polygons, etc. On the sphere there are no straight lines. Therefore it is natural to use great circles as replacements for lines.