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M.C. Escher, art and science : proceedings of the International Congress on M.C. Escher, Rome, Italy, 26-28 March 1985

Author: H S M Coxeter
Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York : North-Holland ; New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Sole distributors for the U.S.A. and Canada, Elsevier Science Pub. Co., 1986.
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Rom (1985)
Congresses
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
International Congress on M.C. Escher (1985 : Rome, Italy).
M.C. Escher, art and science.
Amsterdam ; New York : North-Holland ; New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Sole distributors for the U.S.A. and Canada, Elsevier Science Pub. Co., 1986
(OCoLC)574143038
Named Person: M C Escher; M C Escher; M C Escher; M C Escher; Maurits Cornelis Escher; Maurits C Escher
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H S M Coxeter
ISBN: 0444700110 9780444700117
OCLC Number: 13394400
Description: xiii, 402 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: Foreword (M. Emmer). M.C. Escher at Work (G.A. Escher). Escher and Symmetry. Coloured Symmetry (H.S.M. Coxeter). The 37 Combinatorial Types of Regular ``Heaven and Hell'' Patterns in the Euclidean Plane (A.W.M. Dress). On Monohedral Space Tillings in M.C. Escher's Work (P. Engel). Mathematical Challenges in Escher's Geometry (B. Grunbaum). Hidden Symmetry (C.H. MacGillavry). M.C. Escher's Classification System for his Colored Periodic Drawings (D. Schattschneider). Escher Designs on Surfaces (M. Senechal). What Escher Might Have Done (G.C. Shephard). Escher, Mathematics and Visual Perception. Escher's Impossible Figure Prints in a New Context (B. Ernst). Puzzles of Pictures as Untouchable Objects (R.L. Gregory). Escher and the Visual Representation of Mathematical Ideas (R. Penrose). Perceptual Theory and Ambiguity in the Work of M.C. Escher against the Background of the 20th Century (M.L. Teuber). Escher and Geometry. Rolling a Tetrahedron on the Plane to Produce Periodic Patterns of Symmetry P2 and Drawing Dragon Curves as Backbones of Escher Figures (K. Husimi). Metamorphosis and Cycle in Curved Space Structure (H. Lalvani). Polyhedra in the Work of M.C. Escher (A.L. Loeb). Braiding Escher Models (J. Pedersen). Butterflies and Snakes (J.F. Rigby). How the ``Path of Jerusalem'' in Chartres Separates Birds from Fishes (P. Rosenstiehl). Polyhedra in the Style of Leonardo, Dali and Escher (J.M. Wills). Temari Workshop (K. Yamamoto). Escher, Cinema and Computer Graphics. Creating Hyperbolic Escher Patterns (D.J. Dunham). Movies on M.C. Escher and their Mathematical Appeal (M. Emmer). Animating Escher with Computer Graphics (N. Greene). The Interactive Computer Graphics (ICG) Production of the 17 Two-Dimensional Crystallographic Groups, and Other Related Topics (L. Cervini, R. Farinato and L. Loreto). Escher and the Physical World. The World of Escher and Physics (G. Caglioti). Symmetry in Protein Structure and Function (E.P. Whitehead). Structural and Dynamic Transformations in Molecular Biology (M. Wurtz). Escher and Art. From M.C. Escher to Multi-Dimensional Thinking (S. Berczi, D. Nagy and T.K. Farkas). Univocals, Ambiguity, Nonsense in Escher's Art (C. Maltese). Escher and Hoogewerff - A Meeting in the Thirties (J. Offerhaus). Escher: Between Cartography and Representation (R.L. Pierantoni). Escher and The Humanities. Escherian and Non-Escherian Developments of New Frieze Style Types in Hanti and Old Hungarian Communal Art (S. Berczi). The Usual, the Ambiguous and Two Types of Visual Incongruity in the Work of M.C. Escher (P. Bonaiuto). A Set of Possible Worlds (S. Marconi). M.C. Escher's ``Likely Impossibilities'': Using the Beauty of Mathematics to Create the Truth of Art (E.B. Versluis). Colour Section.
Other Titles: MC Escher, art and science.
Responsibility: edited by H.S.M. Coxeter [and others].

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