Scientists Find Fractals in Fiction

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/jan/27/scientists-reveal-multifractal-structure-of-finnegans-wake-james-joyce This is a very interesting article about how scientists working at Poland’s Institute of Physics have found that some classic books, especially James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake, a book which Joyce claims to have written as a stream of consciousness, is ‘almost indistinguishable in its structure from a purely mathematical multifractal.’ “An overwhelming majority of […]

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