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Homage to a pied puzzler

Author: Ed Pegg; Alan H Schoen; Tom Rodgers
Publisher: Wellesley, Mass. : A K Peters, ©2009.
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The tradition of honoring Martin Gardner continues with this edited collection of articles by those who have been inspired by Gardner to enter mathematics, to enter magic, to bring magic into their mathematics, or to bring mathematics into their magic. Contributing authors include world-leading puzzle designers, puzzle collectors, mathematicians, and magicians. The variety of articles includes card or magic tricks  Read more...
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Homage to a pied puzzler.
Wellesley, Mass. : A K Peters, ©2009
(DLC) 2008013455
(OCoLC)214285956
Named Person: Martin Gardner; Martin Gardner
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ed Pegg; Alan H Schoen; Tom Rodgers
ISBN: 9781439865002 1439865000
OCLC Number: 730528003
Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 285 pages, [4] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Sam Loyd's most successful hoax / Jerry Slocum The sevencolored 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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