Event Detail

Event Type: 
Lonseth Lecture
Date/Time: 
Tuesday, May 17, 1988 - 05:00

Speaker Info

Institution: 
University of California-Davis
Abstract: 

This lecture will deal with some of the more paradoxical properties of the real numbers, from a geometrical point of view. In particular, the famous Cantor ternary set will be used to illustrate the idea of a fractal, a set of fractional dimension.