African Fractals

Author: Ron Eglash
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 9780813526140
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Drawing on interviews with African designers, artists, and scientists, Ron Eglash investigates fractals in African architecture, traditional hairstyling, textiles, sculpture, painting, carving, metalwork, religion, games, practical craft, ...

Global Africa

Author: Dorothy Hodgson
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520287363
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African Fractals: Modern Computing and Indigenous Design. New Brunswick, NJ:
Rutgers University Press, 1999. Eglash, Ron, and Colin Garvey. “Basins of
Attraction for Generative Justice.” In Chaos Theory in Politics, edited by Santo
Banerjee, Şefika Şule Erçetin, and Ali Tekin, 75–88. Dordrecht: Springer
Netherlands, 2014. Odumosu, Toluwalogo B. “Making Mobiles African.” In What
Do Science, Technology, and Innovation Mean from Africa?, edited by
Clapperton Chakanetsa ...

African Indigenous Knowledge And The Disciplines

Author: Gloria Emeagwali
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9462097704
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indigenous design. Piscataway: Rutgers University Press. Gerdes, P. (1994).
Sona geometry: Reflections on the sand drawing tradition of peoples of Africa
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Gerdes, P. (1995). Women and geometry in Southern Africa. Maputo:
Universidade Pedagógica. Gerdes, P. (1998). Women, art and geometry in
Southern Africa. Lawrenceville ...

Economic Integration Currency Union And Sustainable And Inclusive Growth In East Africa

Author: Almas Heshmati
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319304321
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Falmers Press, New York, NY Brush S, Stabinsky D (1996) Valuing local
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Mathematics In African History And Cultures

Author: Paulus Gerdes
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A comparison of fractals in African material culture and fractals in complexity
theory. EGL-98c 1998c Eglash, Ron & Gloria Gilmer: Ethnomathematics and
African hairstyle designs, paper presented at 76th Annual Meeting of the National
Council of Teachers of Mathematics (2-4 April 1998, Washington DC, USA). EGL-
99 1999 Eglash, Ron: African Fractals: Modern Computing and Indigenous
Design, Rutgers University Press, Piscataway (USA), 258 p. This beautifully
illustrated book ...

Information Technology And Indigenous People

Author: Dyson, Laurel Evelyn
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 9781599043005
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A Fulbright postdoctoral fellowship enabled his field research on African
ethnomathematics, which was published in 1999 as African Fractals: Modern
Computing and Indigenous Design. He is now an associate professor of science
and technology studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA. His current
project, funded by the NSF, HUD and Department of Education, translates the
mathematical concepts embedded in cultural designs of African, African
American, Native American ...

Africa Beyond The Post Colonial

Author: Alfred B. Zack-Williams
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351960431
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The suggestion is that Africans should be encouraged to master modern
technology in whatever language that they can and apply such knowledge to
practical problems facing Africans at home and abroad. Yet others suggest the
reconstitution of Africa along ... In this connection, we should reiterate the point
made above: that the principles used in the design of supercomputers today were
derived from principles of African Fractals. Philip Emegwali testifies to this when
he admitted that ...

The Shaping Of Us

Author: Lily Bernheimer
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1472137841
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17 Crompton, A. (2002), 'Fractals and Picturesque Composition,' Environment
and Planning B: Planning and Design, 29, 451–459. 18 Eglash, R. (2002).
African Fractals: Modern Computing and Indigenous Design, New Brunswick, NJ:
Rutgers University Press, 26. 19 Interestingly, Eglash notes that native peoples of
North America and the South Pacific traditionally favoured Euclidian shapes like
squares and circles in vernacular design – this is not a simple dichotomy of
Euclidian ...

Urban Morphology

Author: Vítor Oliveira
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319320831
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As in the case of Batty and Longley, the French author proposes the use of
fractals to measure and characterize these irregular structures. Another line of
research has focused on indigenous cities and settlements. In the end of the
1990s, in the book 'African fractals: modern computing and indigenous design',
Ron Eglash has shown how fractal patterns, calculation and theory are
expressed in African cultures. He does it by moving along a spectrum of the
presence of mathematics in ...

Expressions Of Indigenous And Local Knowledge In Africa And Its Diaspora

Author: Karim Traore
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443896454
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African fractals: Modern computing and indigenous design. New Jersey, NJ:
Rutgers University Press, 1999. Kindle Version Fagg, W. Yoruba beadwork: Art of
Nigeria. New York, NY: Pace Editions Inc, 1980. Print Hearst, P. A. Yoruba art &
culture, 2004 Retrieved from
yoruba_teaching_kit.pdf High Museum. (n.d.). African Art (Epi 6). [Review of the
video ...