TitleMandelbrot at the Museum
PublisherThe Computer Museum
Place of PublicationBoston, MA, US
Dimensionsoverall: 5 in x 7 in
DescriptionB&W image of Dr. Oliver Mandelbrot and Dr. Oliver B.R. Strimpel. They are standing in front of a picture of the earth .
Verso: "Associate Director and Curator of The Computer Museum, Dr. Oliver B.R. Strimpel, and Harvard University Professor, Dr. Benoit B. Mandelbrot, also an IBM Fellow at the AThomas J. Watson Research Center, are shown standing with "Fractal Planetrise" an artificial computer generated landscape in "The Computer and the Image," a major gallery at The Computer Museum. Fractals are mathematical objects developed by Dr. Mandelbrot and have been used as models of natural phenomenan(sic) such as turbulent fluid flow and the shapes of rivers and coastlines. Fractals have recently played a role in the synthesis of articficial landscapes for the film insudtry."