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Ron Eglash:
Ο Ρόν Έγκλας για τα Αφρικανικά Φράκταλ

TEDGlobal 2007 · 16:57 · Filmed Jun 2007
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"Είμαι μαθηματικός, και θα ήθελα να σταθώ στην οροφή σας." Με αυτόν τον τρόπο ο Ρόν Έγκλας συστηνόταν στις Αφρικανικές οικογένειες που γνώριζε ενώ ερευνούσε πάνω σε φράκταλ σχέδια που πρόσεξε σε χωριά ανά την ήπειρο.

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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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