Ron Eglash:
Рон Эглэш об африканских фракталах

TEDGlobal 2007 · 16:57 · Filmed Jun 2007
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"Я математик, и я хочу встать на вашу крышу". Такими словами Рон Эглэш приветствовал многие африканские семьи, которые встречал во время исследования фрактальных узоров, замеченных в деревнях на этом континенте.

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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