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The world of patterns

Author: Brian Wichmann; World Scientific (Firm)
Publisher: Singapore : World Scientific Pub., 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of tiling patterns contains over 4, 000 images combining the wonders of art and mathematics. It is catalogued according to the source, and indexed by the properties of each pattern.
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Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Wichmann; World Scientific (Firm)
ISBN: 9810246196 9789810246198
OCLC Number: 49783643
Description: 27 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
Details: System requirements: Internet browser; CD-ROM drive.
Contents: Installation; Finding Your Way Around; What is in, and What is Not; Pre-Islamic Art; Islamic Art; Post-Islamic Art; Design Your Own Pattern; Patterns with Special Shapes; Quilts; Mathematical Terms; Mathematical Conventions; Problem Corner; Finding a Pattern; Patterns with Specific Properties; Regular Polygons; Regular Star Polygons; Patterns with One Tile; Polyominoes; Spiral Patterns; Symmetry Groups; Use of Computers; Complete Catalogue; The Contributors; Your Browser; Sources; Index.
Responsibility: Brian Wichmann.

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"A wonderful collection." Zentralblatt MATH

 
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