**Fractals:**

Barnsley, Michael, *Fractals Everywhere* [1]

Edgar, Gerald, *Classics on Fractals*

Edgar, Gerald, *Measure, Topology, and Fractal Geometry* [1]

Falconer, Kenneth, *Fractal Geometry: Mathematical Foundations and Applications* [2]

Falconer, Kenneth, *The Geometry of Fractal Sets*

Feder, Jan, *Fractals* [1]

Fisher, Yuval, *Fractal Image Compression: Theory and Application*

Mandelbrot, Benoit, *The Fractal Geometry of Nature* [2]

Mandelbrot, Benoit, *Multifractals and 1/f Noise*

McGuire, Michael, *An Eye for Fractals* [3]

Peitgen, Heinz-Otto and Dietmar Saupe, *The Science of Fractal Images* [2]

**Chaos:**

Devaney, Robert, *An Introduction to Chaotic Dynamical Systems* [1]

Gulick, Denny, *Encounters with Chaos* [2]

Martelli, Mario, *Intro. to Discrete Dynamical Systems and Chaos* [2]

Peitgen, Heinz-Otto and Peter Richter, *The Beauty of Fractals: Images of Complex Dynamical Systems* [2]

**L-Systems:**

Prusinkiewicz, P. and James Hanan, *Lindenmayer Systems, Fractals, and Plants* [1]

Prusinkiewicz, P. and Aristid Lindenmayer, *The Algorithmic Beauty of Plants* [1]

**The Game of Life:**

Poundstone, William, *The Recursive Universe: Cosmic Complexty and the Limits of
Scientific Knowledge* [3]

**Complex Adaptive Systems:**

Goodwin, Brian, *How the Leopard Changed its Spots: The Evolution of Complexity* [3]

Holland, John, *Emergence: From Chaos to Order* [3]

Lewin, Roger, *Complexity: Life at the Edge of Chaos* [2,3]

Waldrop, M. Mitchell, *Complexity: The Emerging Science at the Edge of Order and Chaos* [3]

Notes:

[1] I relied heavily on this book in making up my notes.

[2] I used parts of this book in making up my notes.

[3] A semi-technical or non-technical overview (not a textbook).

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