Benoit B. Mandelbrot (20 November 1924 – 14 October 2010) was a Polish-born, French and American mathematician and polymath with broad interests in the practical sciences, especially regarding what he labeled as "the art of roughness " of physical phenomena and "the uncontrolled element in life". He referred to himself as a "fractalist" and is recognized for his contribution to the field of fractal geometry, which included coining the word "fractal", as well as developing a theory of "roughness and self-similarity " in nature.
Benoît B. Mandelbrot
Benoît and the Mandelbrots
Benoît and the Mandelbrots, named after French American mathematician Benoît Mandelbrot, is a Computer Music band formed in 2009 in Karlsruhe, Germany. They are known for their live coded and Algorave performances, the Digital Arts practice of improvising with programming languages that gradually dissolves the distinction between composer and performer.
Benoît (/bɛˈnɔɪ.ɪt/ or /bɪˈnɔɪt/; French: [bənwa ]) is a French male given name. It is less frequently spelled Benoist. The name comes from the Latin word "benedictus", which means "the one who says the good", equivalent in meaning to Bénédicte or the English name Benedict. The female form of the name is Benoîte.