Cesàro Fractal


The Cesàro fractal is a fractal also known as the torn square fractal. The base curves and motifs for the two fractals illustrated above are shown below.


Starting with a unit square, the area of the interior for bend angle B is given by


(K. Sinha, pers. comm., Jul. 20, 2005).

See also

Fractal, Koch Snowflake

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