Ron Eglash

Ron Eglash despre fractali Africani

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„Eu sunt un matematician, şi aş vrea să stau pe acoperişul dumneavoastră.” Acesta este modul în care Ron Eglash întîmpina multe familii Africane pe care le întîlnea în timp ce studia modelele fractalice pe care le-a observat în satele de pe continent.

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Ron Eglash · 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.

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.