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Benoit Mandelbrot (1924 - 2011 ) : A Greek among Romans

Estrada, Fernando (2011): Benoit Mandelbrot (1924 - 2011 ) : A Greek among Romans. Published in: History of Economic Ideas / Fabrizio Serra Editore / Pisa - Roma , Vol. XIX, No. 1 (17. April 2011): pp. 1-13.

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Abstract

Posthumous tributes to Benoit Mandelbrot (1924-2010) have highlighted his remarkable influence on the natural sciences, from geometry to meteorology, to theories with non-Euclidean spaces and geospatial models approach. Mandelbrot culminates a series of major thinkers going back to classical Greece: a Greek among Romans

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