Benoit Mandelbrot (1924 - 2011 ) : A Greek among Romans
AbstractPosthumous tributes to Benoit Mandelbrot (1924-2010) have highlighted his remarkable influence on the natural sciences, from geometry to meteorology, to theories with non-Euclidean spaces and geospatial models approach. Mandelbrot culminates a series of major thinkers going back to classical Greece: a Greek among Romans
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Date of creation: 28 Apr 2011
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Publication status: Published in History of Economic Ideas / Fabrizio Serra Editore / Pisa - Roma 1.XIX(2011): pp. 1-13
Mandelbrot; Fractals; Finance; Financial Markets; Epistemology; Thomas Kuhn;
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- Benoit B. Mandelbrot, 2005. "Parallel cartoons of fractal models of finance," Annals of Finance, Springer, Springer, vol. 1(2), pages 179-192, October.
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