Quotes by Benoit Mandelbrot

About Benoit Mandelbrot:

Benoit B. is recognized for his contribution to the field of fractal geometry, which included coining the word "fractal" as well as for developing a "theory of roughness" and "self-similarity" in nature. He later discovered the Mandelbrot set of intricate, never-ending fractal shapes, named in his honor.

Author Bio

  • NameBenoit Mandelbrot
  • DescriptionPolish-born, French and American mathematician
  • AliasesBenoit Mandelbrot; Mandelbrot, B. B.?
  • BornNovember 20, 1924
  • DiedOctober 14, 2010
  • CountryPoland; France; United States Of America
  • ProfessionMathematician; Economist; Author
  • AwardsOfficer Of The Legion Of Honour; IBM Fellow; William Procter Prize For Scientific Achievement