2023 Jun 19.
Dr. Benoit B. Mandelbrot, while working as Research Fellow at IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, discovered the Mandelbrot set sometime between 1975 and 1980 (acounts differ). His book The Fractal Geometry of Nature was the first widely available account.
A summary biography is available from the Stanford University library.
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From the Mandelbrot Set Glossary and Encyclopedia, by Robert Munafo, (c) 1987-2023.
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