Ron Eglash:
Ron Eglash über afrikanische Fraktale

TEDGlobal 2007 · 16:57 · Filmed Jun 2007
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"Ich bin Mathematiker und ich möchte auf Ihrem Dach stehen." So begrüßte Ron Eglash viele afrikanische Familien, die er traf, als er fraktale Muster untersuchte, die er in Dörfern quer über den Kontinent bemerkt hatte.

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Ron Eglash is an ethno-mathematician: he studies the way math and cultures intersect. He has shown that many aspects of African design — in architecture, art, even hair braiding — are based on perfect fractal patterns. Full bio



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