Tetched

Author: Thaddeus Rutkowski
Publisher: Behler Publications
ISBN: 1933016868
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Quirky, offbeat tale of a biracial young man eager to escape his dysfunctional family and feelings of alienation. His travels to the city, where his troubles follow him. After a series of frustrating, obsessive/compulsive, half-comic encounters, he meets Ms. Right and vows to fashion an enduring relationship with her - provided he can find the meaning of normal.

The Fractal Geometry Of Nature

Author: Benoit B. Mandelbrot
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780716711865
Size: 35.10 MB
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Three classic fractals, tamed. Galaxies and eddies. Scaling fractals. Nonscaling fractals. Self-mapping fractals. Randomness. Stratified random fractals. Fractional brown fractals. A book-within-the-book, in color. Random tremas; texture. Miscellany. Of men and ideas.

Fractals

Author: Benoit B. Mandelbrot
Publisher: W.H. Freeman
ISBN: 9780716704737
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Mathematical lexicon & addenda

Physics And Fractal Structures

Author: Jean-François Gouyet
Publisher: Springer Verlag
ISBN: 9780387941530
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Fractals are the result of 70 years of research in many fields and they reveal new approaches to methods of study in many disciplines. This book highlights the structures of fractals in a number of disciplines: turbulence, chaos, fracture, percolation, diffusion fronts, aggregation, phase transitions, particle trajectories, and transport phenomena. Includes a preface by Benoit Mandelbrot--"discoverer" of the Mandelbrot set. 150 illustrations. 6 tables. Approx.

Fractals A Very Short Introduction

Author: K. J. Falconer
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199675988
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An essential discussion of the popular science and mathematics behind fractals reveals how fractal shapes can be found everywhere in nature from clouds to coastlines, explaining how basic concepts in fractal geometry produced a revolution in mathematical understandings of patterns in the 20th century. Original.

The Aphorism And Other Short Forms

Author: Ben Grant
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134104588
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The aphorism captures a huge amount of truth, meaning or wit in a very short statement. It has been used and studied from classical times to contemporary theory and takes on a new relevance when we look at today’s communication media such as text messages and twitter. This concise guide offers an overview of: The history of the aphorism to the present day Its relation to other short forms, including the fragment, the proverb, the maxim, the haiku, the epigram and the quotation The use of the aphorism by authors such as Heraclitus, Bacon, La Rochefoucauld, Chuang Tzu, Blake, Schlegel, Emerson, Nietzsche, Wilde, Woolf and Barthes The interdisciplinary nature of the aphorism, bringing together science, philosophy, literature and religion Exploring all the key aspects of the form, Ben Grant guides readers through this large and lively area in a wide-ranging and critically informed study of the aphorism.

Fractal Symmetry Of Protein Interior

Author: Anirban Banerji
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3034806515
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The essential question that fractal dimensions attempt to answer is about the scales in Nature. For a system as non-idealistic and complex as a protein, studying scale-invariance becomes particularly important. Fractal Symmetry of Protein Interior investigates the diverse facets of the various scales at which we describe protein biophysical and biochemical phenomena. Following a thorough introduction to fractal dimensions, fractal-dimension-based approaches, that have been employed to study protein interior biophysical properties, are described. The focus is on the question “which scales are scale-invariant?” Investigations related to scaling of biophysical and biochemical behaviors may one day help us to formulate a fundamental theory about protein biophysics; which, in turn, may help us to understand fundamental principles of proteins.

Black Holes

Author: Joseph Hillis Miller
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 0804732442
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This innovative work sets two texts by two different authors on facing pages, designed so that they read in tandem—Miller's text on the right, Asensi's on the left. Miller analyzes the changes in the contemporary research university in the West; Asensi provides the first comprehensive interpretation of Miller's work.

Roughhouse

Author: Thaddeus Rutkowski
Publisher: Kaya Production
ISBN:
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Fiction. ROUGHHOUSE, Thaddeus Rutkowski's first book, gives a harrowingly deadpan account of the tedium, casual violence, and deviant sex lacing together a surreal, semi-rural childhood with adult urban neurosis. Rutkowski laces his in-your-face punk realism with touches of the surreal and subversive black humor. Sex is emotional karate, social intercourse is toxic ... His sulfuric tale of family breakdown and fetishism chronicles the confusion and opacity of traumatic childhood even as it criticizes the American society that tolerates such inhumanity-- Publishers Weekly. Rutkowski gives us a novel in bites and slices: sharp, shocking, and certainly not for the faint-hearted. Here is gall with gusto, a voice of reckoning, and writing to be reckoned with-- Molly Peacock.

Mapping Intermediality In Performance

Author: Sarah Bay-Cheng
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
ISBN: 9089642552
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This insightful book explores the relationship between theater and digital culture. The authors show that the marriage of traditional performance with new technologies leads to an upheaval of the implicit “live” quality of theatre by introducing media interfaces and Internet protocols, all the while blurring the barriers between theater-makers and their audience.