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Fractals Provide Unusual Theme In Much African Culture And Art

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August 11, 1999
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Ohio State University
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In everything from braided hairstyles to the design of housing settlements, the geometric structures known as fractals permeate African culture. In a new book, an Ohio State University scholar examines the unlikely pairing of this mathematical concept and the culture and art of Africa.

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- In everything from braided hairstyles to the design of housing settlements, the geometric structures known as fractals permeate African culture.


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