Fractals: Nature's Numbers?
The natural world is filled with dynamic processes:
- Predator/Prey relationships in the wild (modelled by Lotka-Volterra
Butterfly Effect (describing the potential impact on global weather
of the flapping of a single butterfly's wings)
in Chaos (the work of Golubitsky and Field: finding patterns in
the averaging of millions of iterations)
- The Mandelbrot Set: complexity from a simple equation