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Homage to a pied puzzler

Author: Ed Pegg; Alan H Schoen; Tom Rodgers
Publisher: Wellesley, Mass. : A K Peters, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of articles by those who have been inspired by Martin Gardner to enter mathematics, to enter magic, to bring magic into their mathematics, or to bring mathematics into their magic. It  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Congresses
Named Person: Martin Gardner
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ed Pegg; Alan H Schoen; Tom Rodgers
ISBN: 9781568813158 1568813155
OCLC Number: 214285956
Notes: Articles are drawn from the seventh "Gatherings for Gardner," held March 16-19, 2006 in Atlanta.
Description: xxviii, 285 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Sam Loyd's most successful hoax / Jerry Slocum --
The seven-colored torus / Sarah-Marie Belcastro and Carolyn Yackel --
A property of complete symbols / Peter Hilton, Jean Pederson, and Bryon Walden --
Seven-fold symmetry in mathematica(l) graphics and physical models / Sándor Kabai --
Seven knots and knots in the seven-color map / Louis H. Kauffman --
Seven from the sea / Michael S. Longuet-Higgins --Seven staggering sequences / N.J.A. Sloane --
Seven water lilies / Péter Gabor Szabó and Zsófia Ruttkay --
Developing the transmission puzzle / M. Oskar van Deventer --
Triple-7 Hamiltonian chess / David S. Dillon, Jeremiah Farrell, and Tom Rodgers --
Retrolife / Yossi Elran --
The logologicomathemagical 7 X 7 puzzle / Jeremiah Farrell and Robert Friedhoffer --
Seven roads to roam: a magical journey / Jeremiah Farrell and Judith H. Morrel --
Fractal tilings based on dissections / Robert W. Fathauer --
Creating the NAVIGATI puzzle / Adrian Fisher --
Crazy elephant dance / Markus Götz --
The two ovals-to-table story / Serhiy Grabarchuk --
Folding regular heptagons / Thomas C. Hull --
Combinatorial philosophy / Kate Jones --
Variations of the 14-15 puzzle / Rodolfo Kurchan --
Pentomino battleships / Mogens Esrom Larsen --
Horses in the stream and other short stories / Earnest Hammingway --
A potpourri of polygonal and polyhedral puzzles / Alan H. Schoen --
The hexa-dodeca-flexagon / Ann Schwartz and Jeff Rutzky --
Golomb, Gardner, Benjamin and Jones: midwives to a puzzle / Norton Starr --
Walk, slide, and jump / James W. Stephens --
Polyomino nuber theory developments / Robert Wainwright.
Responsibility: edited by Ed Pegg Jr., Alan H. Schoen, Tom Rodgers.
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