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Julia sets are fractals that were studied by the French mathematician Gaston Julia in the early 1920s. Fifty years later, Benoît Mandelbrot studied the set z2 − c and popularized it by generating the first computer visualisation. Generating these images requires heavy computation resources. Modern browsers have optimized JavaScript execution up to the point where it is now possible to render in a browser fractals like Julia sets almost...

2011-01-31

*Mandelbrot fractal Google HTML 5 visualization mathematics complexity JavaScript*

Recent studies suggest maths laws may govern everything from the timing of earthquakes to tennis player rankings. But are these rules just a mirage?

2012-02-13

*random complexity chance correlation law rule statistics fractal nature*