Benoit Mandelbrot

Frae Wikipedia, the free beuk o knawledge
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Benoit Mandelbrot
Benoit Mandelbrot, TED 2010.jpg
Mandelbrot at a TED conference in 2010 shortly afore his daith.
Born20 November 1924(1924-11-20)
Warsaw, Poland
Died14 October 2010(2010-10-14) (aged 85)
Cambridge, Massachusetts, Unitit States
  • Poland
  • Fraunce
  • Unitit States
  • Pols
  • French
  • American
Alma materÉcole Polytechnique
California Institute of Technology
Varsity o Paris
Kent for
Aliette Kagan
mairied 1955–2010 (his daith)
Légion d'honneur
(Chevalier 1990 · Officier 2006)
2003  Japan Prize
1993  Wolf Prize
1989  Harvey Prize
1986  Franklin Medal
1985  Barnard Medal
Scientific career
Doctoral students
InfluencesJohannes Kepler, Szolem Mandelbrojt
InfluencedNassim Nicholas Taleb

Benoit B. Mandelbrot (20 November 1924 – 14 October 2010) wis a Pols-born, French an American mathematician an polymath wi braid interests in the practical sciences, especially regairdin whit he labeled as "the airt o roughness" o pheesical phenomena an "the uncontrolled element in life".[1][2][3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]