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Visualizing Orderly Movement, Random Effect

The Great Courses (Firm), (Distributor). Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (32 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : The Great Courses, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from title frames.
Film
In Process Record.
Participant or Performer Note:
James S. Tanton
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2016.
Summary, etc.:
Start with a simulation called Langton's ant, which follows simple rules that produce seemingly chaotic results. Then watch how repeated folds in a strip of paper lead to the famous dragon fractal. Also ask how many times you must fold a strip of paper for its width to equal the Earth-Moon distance.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: Mathematics.
Genre: Education films.

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