Mandelbrot and Akaike: from taxonomy to smooth runways (pioneering work in fractals and self-similarity)

October 16, 2010

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Mandelbrot on taxonomy (from 1955; the first publication about fractals that I know of): Searching for Mandelbrot on the blog led me to Akaike, who also recently passed away and also did interesting early work on self-similar stochastic processes. For…

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