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Benoit Mandelbrot (1924 - 2011 ) : A Greek among Romans

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  • Estrada, Fernando

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Posthumous 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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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 30563.

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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
Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:30563

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Keywords: Mandelbrot; Fractals; Finance; Financial Markets; Epistemology; Thomas Kuhn;

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  1. Fernando Estrada, 2010. "Theory of Argumentation in Financial Markets," Journal of Advanced Studies in Finance, ASERS Publishing, vol. 0(1), pages 18-22, June.
  2. Benoit B. Mandelbrot, 2005. "Parallel cartoons of fractal models of finance," Annals of Finance, Springer, vol. 1(2), pages 179-192, October.
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