The Backbone of Fractals: Feedback and the Iterator
When we think about fractals as images, forms or structures we usually perceive them as static objects. This is a legitimate initial standpoint in many cases, as for example if we deal with natural structures like the ones in figures 1.1 and 1.2.
KeywordsFeedback Process Lens System Memory Unit Fibonacci Sequence Sierpinski Gasket
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