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  1. Fractals - Cynthia Lanius
    This lesson plan for exploring fractals is designed so 4th through 8th grade students can work independently and be assessed innovatively. It conforms to the 1989 NCTM standards, and provides links to other fractal sites. Contents: Why study fractals? Making fractals: Sierpinski Triangle, Sierpinski Meets Pascal, Jurassic Park Fractal, Koch Snowflake. Fractal Properties: Self-similarity, Fractional dimension, Formation by iteration. Teacher-to-Teacher notes; Fractals on the Web. more>>

  2. Fractals (Mathematics Archives) - University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK)
    An extensive list of links to sites with information about fractals, classified by level and type of resource. more>>

  3. Fractals (The Geometry Junkyard) - David Eppstein, Theory Group, ICS, UC Irvine
    An extensive annotated list of links to material on fractals. more>>

  4. Fractint - Noel Giffin; Univ. of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
    Fractint is a freeware fractal generator created for IBM PC's and compatible computers and constantly being upgraded and improved by the Stone Soup team. This is a page for fans of Fractint and fractal creation for the trading of parameter files created by Fractint. Mailing list, links to other fractal sites, software to download, a contest, and Fractint tutorials. Also available from http://www.fractint.org/. more>>

  5. An Introduction to Fractals - Paul Bourke
    "What is a fractal? B. Mandelbrot: A rough or fragmented geometric shape that can be subdivided in parts, each of which is (at least approximately) a reduced-size copy of the whole. Mathematical: A set of points whose fractal dimension exceeds its topological dimension." Examples and discussion with illustrations. more>>

  6. sci.fractals FAQ - Taylor, Louvet
    A FAQ posted monthly to sci.fractals, a Usenet newsgroup about fractals, mathematics, and software, aimed at being a reference about fractals, including answers to commonly asked questions, archive listings of fractal software, images, and papers that can be accessed via the Internet using FTP, gopher, or the World-Wide-Web (WWW), and a bibliography for further readings. Also at http://www.landfield.com/faqs/sci/fractals-faq/. more>>

  7. Spanky Fractal Database - Noel Giffin
    A collection of fractals and fractal-related material for free distribution on the net. Most of the software has been gathered from various ftp sites on the Internet and is freeware or shareware. Contents: An index of Fractal material; General information; Some info about the fractal images stored at Spanky; Fractal documents, images, programs, Interactive Fractal Explorers, Misc. Fractal material, Chaos and Nonlinear Dynamics, and Near Subject Related material at other sites. more>>

  8. Sprott's Fractal Gallery - Julien C. Sprott, Dept. of Physics, Univ. of Wisconsin
    Images from programs and books by the site's author, with information about these books and software packages, and MSDOS software packages available for download. Every day a new fractal image is automatically generated on this page by a variation of the program included with the book Strange Attractors: Creating Patterns in Chaos. Fractals in nature photographed by Sprott include ashes, bark, branches, brick, broccoli, bubbles, carpet, fabric, ice, ice crystals, moss, pavement, rocks, shrub, snow tree, trees. more>>

  9. Studying Mandelbrot Fractals - Suzanne Alejandre
    What is a fractal? A definition and a Java applet to help in exploring the Mandelbrot set, redrawing small areas to fill the fractal screen and noticing how the images compare. Also links to other sites with fractal information for middle-schoolers. more>>

  10. Topical Index of Internet Resources (The Chaos Hypertextbook) - Glenn Elert
    An extensive list of links to sites related to Elert's Chaos Hypertextbook. Major categories include: Chaos (Dynamical Systems); Dimension; FAQs; Feigenbaum Constants (Bifurcation Diagrams); Fractals; Image Compression; Iterated Function Systems (IFS); Lindenmayer Systems (L-Systems); Logistic Equation; Mandelbrot & Julia Sets; Music: Chaotic & Fractal; Newsgroups (Green Eggs Report); Newton's Method; Periodicals; Personalities; Science; Software Archives (Java, Macintosh); Strange Attractors; Terrain & Landscape Modelling; Miscellaneous. more>>

  11. What is a Fractal? - Alan Beck; Glyphs
    The word "fractal" was coined less than twenty years ago by Benoit Mandelbrot, whose work, The Fractal Geometry of Nature, first introduced and explained concepts underlying this new vision. Mandelbrot derived the term "fractal" from the Latin verb frangere, meaning to break or fragment. Basically, a fractal is any pattern that reveals greater complexity as it is enlarged. Thus, fractals graphically portray the notion of "worlds within worlds" which has obsessed Western culture from its tenth-century beginnings. General information about Mandelbrot, fractals, and their computer generation. Images of several fractals, including LarvasLeaf, Serpentes, and Lamp. Part of the Fractal Galleries provided by Glyphs, a site about writing, art, music, and pop culture. more>>

  12. World of Fractals - Adam Lerer
    A general site about fractals, including image galleries, animations, descriptions of different types of animations, explanations, programs to download, and related links. See Types of fractals; read Understanding Fractals (The Basics, The Mathematics, and Fractals and Chaos Theory in the Real World); download Windows programs for creating your own fractals; or participate in a Fractal Art Contest. more>>


 
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  1. 10 Lessons in Fractals, Complex Patterns, and Chaos - Jon Lee; Math Forum Teacher Exchange
    From the Wright-Connection 8-week summer program, in which Dayton, Ohio, middle and high school math and science teachers participated in the real-world applications of math and science at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. The lessons, which emphasize ...more>>

  2. 22nd Annual AMATYC Conference (Mathematics Archives) - John St. Clair, Editor
    Presentations and contributed papers on mathematics education, improving quantitative literacy, multimedia in the classroom, real-world activities and applications, and more, from the proceedings of the Twenty-Second Conference of the American Mathematical ...more>>

  3. 3D-Mathematikprogramm - Ingenieurbüro Riescher
    German shareware program for Windows: MATHPROF ist ein einfach bedienbares Mathematikprogramm mit graphischen 2D- und 3D-Darstellungen, für Schüler, Studenten und Lehrer. Auch lassen sich einfache Konstruktionen im 2D- und 3D-Bereich erstellen und analysieren. ...more>>

  4. 3D Strange Attractors and Similar Objects - Tim Stilson
    A pictorial archive of "fsh" and polynomial strange attractors, chaos-game objects, and quaternion Julia sets, with links to books about chaos and strange attractors. ...more>>

  5. 3D-XplorMath - Richard Palais
    3D-XplorMath creates visualizations of mathematical objects and processes. This tool has built-in algorithms for displaying mathematical objects such as plane curves, space curves, surfaces, conformal maps, polyhedra, ordinary and partial differential ...more>>

  6. 42eXplore - Annette Lamb and Larry Johnson
    Web projects that offer definitions, activities, four good starting points, and many more links and resources for thematic topics such as charts and graphs; codes, ciphers and secret messages; fractals, tessellations, geometric shapes, and figures; number ...more>>

  7. The Absentminded Artist's Fractal Art Parade - Douglas R. Cootey
    Fractal images treated as a photographer would treat a landscape, incorporating design and color composition into each piece. Images were made with Fractal eXtreme, Ultra Fractal, FractalPro, Lyapunovia, and Mand2000. ...more>>

  8. Advanced Topics in Mathematics - Anthony Beckwith
    Page for a high school course exploring fractals, the Global Positioning System, number theory, topology, chaos theory, and the history of mathematics. Syllabus and brief description of each topic. ...more>>

  9. Adventures in the MathZone - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    Ivars Peterson and his wife, Nancy Henderson, have written "a book that introduces children to a variety of ideas also of interest to today's mathematicians: knots, map coloring, Möbius strips and topology, prime numbers, chaos, fractals, and more. Our ...more>>

  10. Algorithmic Art - Fractal Art Gallery - Manfred W. Rupp
    Unusual fractals with nonstandard algorithms - geometric patterns made using FRACTINT that rely on mathematical models. ...more>>

  11. Algorithmic Image Gallery - Giuseppe Zito
    Each picture is the door of a room in the gallery, composed by taking a pixel for each picture in the room. All the pictures in a room are produced by the same algorithm, changing only one or more parameters. Click inside the door and you will get the ...more>>

  12. alt.math.undergrad - Math Forum
    An unmoderated discussion forum for issues and problems pertaining to college undergraduate mathematics. Read and search archived messages; and register to post to the discussions. ...more>>

  13. The Amazing Mandelbrot Set - Bill Boll
    This site hosts a gallery of Mandelbrot Set images and a primer on how the Mandelbrot Set is generated. Posters and a DVD of animations are available. ...more>>

  14. Amazing Seattle Fractals - Tutorials - Doug Harrington
    Fractal art galleries, fractal tutorials, slide shows, software downloads, guest galleries and more. Four different online fractal art tutorials illustrate step by step how to get started creating this art form based on mathematics. ...more>>

  15. Animals & Art - M. Crook
    A gallery of fractal images created using Ultra Fractal. ...more>>

  16. Annotated Bibliography of Software Resources (The Chaos Hypertextbook) - Glenn Elert
    An extensive annotated list of software related to Elert's Chaos Hypertextbook. Major categories include: Chaos (Dynamical Systems); Iterated Function Systems (IFS); Lindenmayer Systems; Mandelbrot & Julia Sets; Music; Newton's Method; Terrain & ...more>>

  17. artchives / artists / MATH - SunSITE
    The SunSITE Mathematical Art Gallery from the SITO Artchives - images by math artists (under copyright). Fractals and many other kinds of images; with biographies of the artists. ...more>>

  18. Artistic Exploration of Hilbert Space Filling Curve - Don Relyea
    Artist Don Relyea uses a Hilbert space filling curve to create generative modern art. Page includes interactive demonstrations with source code examples and and background information on Hilbert curves with links to further documentation. ...more>>

  19. Art Matrix Fractals - H. Smith, J. Staller
    Some basic information about fractals; a fractal gallery; and a two-hour video for sale on the subject of fractals and chaotic dynamical systems. What is a fractal?; Product line; Wholesale policy; Introduction to Fractals; etc. ...more>>

  20. The Art of Fractals - Joseph Trotsky; Artis Fractal Gallery
    An online fractal exhibition with images grouped into the themes Paintings, Legends and Fairy Tales, Places, Flowers, Foliage, Trees and Forest, Fauna, Landscapes, Classic, Geometric, Marine, Mystic, and Zodiac. ...more>>

  21. Atlantis Puzzles & Games - Karl Scherer
    Puzzles and games for sale; puzzle books (A Puzzling Journey To The Reptiles And Related Animals; NUTTS And Other Crackers; New Mosaics - A Book On Tilings); Fractal computer art; brain teasers (A-Maze; Globetrotter). Also ALIVE, a WINDOWS version of ...more>>

  22. Automatic Fractal Map Generator - Paolo Guagliumi
    A freeware program that generates .map files used by Winfract and Fractint, which make use of .map files that contain 256 lines of ASCII characters that describe RGB (red, green, blue) color values. Site is in English and Italian. ...more>>

  23. Barry G. Adams
    Barry Adams is a professor of mathematics and computer science at Laurentian University in Ontario, Canada. His website includes many Java applets, including elementary numerical methods (i.e. Newton's Method), various examples of chaotic attractors, ...more>>

  24. Basic Concepts in Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos - Keith Clayton
    An introduction to chaos, dynamic systems, and fractals, with a glossary of important terms. ...more>>

  25. The Beauty of Chaos - Uwe Krüger
    A database of over 500 pictures of the Mandelbrot set. Also links to a CD-ROM and other fractal image sites. ...more>>

  26. Benoit B. Mandelbrot - Computer Science Dept., Yale University
    From the Yale University Computer Science Department's listing of Research and Academic Faculty. Prof. Mandelbrot joined the Yale faculty in 1987. ...more>>

  27. Benoit Fractal Analysis System - TriSoft International, Inc.
    Windows fractal analysis software that enables you to measure the fractal dimension and/or Hurst exponent of data sets using a choice of method(s) for analysis of self-similar patterns and self-affine traces. A white noise filter (Fourier or Wavelet) ...more>>

  28. Biomedical Time Series Analysis - Christina Kendziorski
    Biomedical time series are sequences of observations recorded over time (a simple example would be hourly measurements of the blood pressure of a patient). These series of measurements exhibit characteristics of the systems and mechanisms that generate ...more>>

  29. BIT-101 Lab - Keith Peters
    Launch BIT-101 Lab to browse Peters' repository of experimental Flash files, many interactive, dating back to 2001. He also provides tutorials on using Flash to simulate gravity, easing, elasticity, perspective, 3D rotation, and "the various little creatures ...more>>

  30. BitArt - Robert J. Krawczyk
    Illustrated introductions to spirolaterals and strange attractors. See a self-running demonstration of a variety of spirolaterals, or generate one of your own and see all the reversals. The link of current exhibits lists installations showing strange ...more>>

  31. Black Saturn Mandelbrot Set Explorer - Kokoska
    Very high, high, and low resolution Java applets for zooming in on smaller and smaller areas and discovering the hidden complexities of the Mandelbrot set. ...more>>

  32. Bob's Pages - Bob Allanson
    A collection of geometry applets. Generate and modify polyhedra, investigate the Mandelbrot and Julia sets, or experiment with Pappus's arbelos, the porisms of Poncelet and Steiner, and a logarithmic spiral. ...more>>

  33. Books: Professional & Technical: Professional Science: Mathematics - Amazon.com
    Browse bestselling math books from the Professional and Technical Bookstore at Amazon.com, in such categories as Applied; Chaos & Systems; Geometry & Topology; Mathematical Analysis; Mathematical Physics; Number Systems; Pure Mathematics; Transformations; ...more>>

  34. Breaking the Light Barrier - Michael H. Walker
    Galleries of fractal images: Flarium 1, Inkblot 1, etc. ...more>>

  35. Brendt Wohlberg - University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Fractal image compression resources: bibliography, publications. ...more>>

  36. Brighten's Fractals Page - Brighten Godfrey
    Investigate "Just Another Fractal Generator," a Java applet to make Iterated Function System (IFS) fractals based on triangles, or view a gallery of images created using the program. ...more>>

  37. bugman123.com - Paul Nylander
    Tessellations, gear spheres, hyperbolic geometry, fractals, hypercomplex fractals, minimal surfaces, and more original mathematical artwork. See also Nylander's simulations of physics phenomena such as the magnetic field of a solenoid, 2D wave-particles, ...more>>

  38. Calculators On-Line Center: Part II - Mathematics - Martindale's Reference Desk
    Over 7,420 calculators for: Unit Conversion (Time, Distance, Length, Speed, Weight, etc.); Abacus; Basic Math; Complex Mathematics; Complex Math Education; Complex Math Calculators by Specialty: Algebra and Linear Algebra; Algorithms; Calculus; Central ...more>>

  39. Carlson's Fractal Gallery - Paul Carlson
    Fractal images in the following categories: 3D Phoenix Spirals; Atan Method (produced by a variety of methods, mostly transcendental functions); 3D Stalks (produced by a variation on a method by Clifford Pickover); Bubbles (standard Mandelbrot); Pokorny ...more>>

  40. Center for Dynamical Systems and Nonlinear Studies - School of Mathematics, Georgia Tech
    Established in September 1988 to strengthen existing research activities in the School of Mathematics with special focus on dynamical systems, differential equations, nonlinear analysis, and applications. Specific topics emphasized are stability, nonlinear ...more>>

  41. Chaos and Fractals - Joakim Linde; Chalmers Tekniska Högskola
    A small fractal image gallery gallered with Fractus software, Fractint parameter files, a fractal icon archive, and links to other fractal sites. ...more>>

  42. Chaos and Fractals - ThinkQuest 1996
    Chaos is an advanced field of mathematics that involves the study of dynamical systems or systems in motion. Chaos Theory consists of the mathematical proofs and theories that attempt to describe processes in motion. Think of any mathematical system ...more>>

  43. Chaos Downloads (Chaos: The Software) - Gordon, Rucker, Walker; Autodesk, Inc.
    A shareware release of James Gleick's CHAOS: the Software. Both the complete executable and the source code are provided. The program runs under Windows as a full-screen DOS session. Six modules include the Mandelbrot set, Pendulum and Magnets, Strange ...more>>

  44. Chaos, Dynamic Systems, and Fractal Geometry - Tyeler Quentmeyer, ThinkQuest 1996
    An educational Web page whose purpose is to make learning many of the complicated theories and ideas behind the theory of chaos, dynamic systems, and fractal geometry easier and more fun. It approaches problems from many different angles and gives users ...more>>

  45. The Chaos Experience - ThinkQuest 96
    An explanation of the basic principles behind chaos theory, and a demonstration of its use in everyday life. ...more>>

  46. Chaos, Fractals, and Arcadia - Robert L. Devaney; Dept. of Mathematics, Boston University
    An animated description of some of the mathematical ideas lurking in the background of Tom Stoppard's play Arcadia. Introduction; Thomasina's Geometry of Irregular Forms; The Chaos Game; The Sierpinski Hexagon; Thomasina's Fern; Valentine's Grouse; Summary ...more>>

  47. Chaos, Fractals and Attractors in Economics - Ben Tamari
    Dynamical system in economics, fractals and chaos in nature. ...more>>

  48. The Chaos Game - Robert L. Devaney; Dept. of Mathematics, Boston University
    One of the most interesting fractals arises from what Michael Barnsley has dubbed "The Chaos Game," which is played as follows. First pick three points at the vertices of a triangle. Color one of the vertices red, the second blue, and the third green. ...more>>

  49. Chaos Group - University of Maryland
    Chaos is a multidisciplinary science. The members of the group are affiliated with diverse departments and institutions: Electrical Engineering; Mathematics; Physics; Physical Sciences and Technology; Institute for Plasma Research (IPR); Institute for ...more>>

  50. The Chaos Hypertextbook: Mathematics in the Age of the Computer - Glenn Elert
    Formerly titled "Chaos, Fractals, Dimension": an illustrated paper submitted for the author's M.S. in secondary science education from Columbia. Contains chapters on: Mathematical Experiments (Iteration and Orbits, Orbit and Bifurcation Diagrams, Universality); ...more>>


 
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