Benoit Mandelbrot


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Benoit Mandelbrot

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/ben'wa man'dl-bro/ Benoit B. Mandelbrot. The IBM scientist who wrote several original books on fractals and gave his name to the set he was discovered, the Mandelbrot set and coined the term "fractal" in 1975 from the Latin fractus or "to break".

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Fractal geometry was first posited by Benoit Mandelbrot, a researcher born in Warsaw, Poland in 1924.
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