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Origami design secrets : mathematical methods for an ancient art

Author: Robert J Lang
Publisher: Natick, MA : A.K. Peters, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Robert J. Lang, one of the worlds foremost origami artists and scientists, presents the mathematical and geometric principles that allow anyone to design original origami, something once restricted to an elite few.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lang, Robert J. (Robert James), 1961-
Origami design secrets.
Natick, MA : A.K. Peters, ©2003
(DLC) 2003043317
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert J Lang
ISBN: 9781568817002 1568817002 1568811942 9781568811949
OCLC Number: 191936367
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 585 pages) : color illustrations
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. The building blocks of origami --
3. Elephant design --
4. Traditional bases --
5. Splitting points --
6. Grafting --
7. Pattern grafting --
8. Tiling --
9. Circle packing --
10. Molecules --
11. Tree theory --
12. Box pleating --
13. Hybrid bases --
14. Algorithms.
Responsibility: Robert J. Lang.

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