Blurbs from the Book
Strange Attractors

by Julien C. Sprott

"Books on computer patterns with such beauty, breadth, and insight are rare. Dr. Sprott's Strange Attractors is chock full of mind-boggling images and valuable information--not only for curious artists, programmers, students and lay people--but also for seasoned researchers. The eclectic Sprott is both a physicist and artist, and with the cold logic of the one and the inspired vision of the other, he covers an array of topics in aesthetics, fractals, and chaos sure to stimulate your imagination and sense of wonder at the incredible vastness of our mathematical universe."

--Dr. Clifford A. Pickover, author of Mazes for the Mind and Chaos in Wonderland

"The most astonishing aspect of chaos is that such a simple process--the repeated application of a single mapping--can produce such complex and beautiful forms. By following Dr. Sprott's original and simple instructions, you can create the elegant enigma of spontaneous complexity for yourself, using a personal computer to discover the strange attractions of Strange Attractors."

--Ian Stewart, author of Does God Play Dice?, Fearful Symmetry: Is God a Geometer? and the Mathematical Recreations column of Scientific American

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