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Ron Eglash:
I frattali Africani: Ron Eglash

TEDGlobal 2007 · 16:57 · Filmed Jun 2007
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Ron Eglash: I frattali Africani: Ron Eglash
16:57 · Filmed June 2007 at TEDGlobal 2007 · Subtitles available in 21 languages

"Sono un matematico, e vorrei salire sul vostro tetto." E' così che Ron Eglash salutava molte famiglie africane, durante la sua ricerca sui pattern frattali osservati nelle foto aree da tutto il continente.

Mathematician
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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