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Homage to a pied puzzler

Author: Ed Pegg; Alan H Schoen; Tom Rodgers
Publisher: Wellesley, Mass. : A K Peters, 2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

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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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ed Pegg; Alan H Schoen; Tom Rodgers
ISBN: 9781568813158 1568813155
OCLC Number: 477220233
Notes: Articles drawn from the seventh 'Gathering 4 Gardner' conference held March 16-19, 2006 in Atlanta
Description: xxviii, 285 s
Contents: History and Hoaxes Sam Loyd's Most Successful Hoax Jerry Slocum Numbers and Shapes The Seven-Colored Torus sarah-marie belcastro and Carolyn Yackel A Property of Complete Symbols Peter Hilton, Jean Pedersen, and Byron Walden Seven-Fold Symmetry in Mathematica(l) Graphics and Physical Models Sandor 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 Peter Gabor Szabo and Zsofia Ruttkay Puzzles and Games 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 x7 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 Gotz 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 Number Theory Developments Robert Wainwright
Responsibility: edited by Ed Pegg Jr., Alan H. Schoen, Tom Rodgers
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