The Resource The symmetries of things, John H. Conway, Heidi Burgiel, Chaim Goodman-Strauss

The symmetries of things, John H. Conway, Heidi Burgiel, Chaim Goodman-Strauss

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The symmetries of things
Title
The symmetries of things
Statement of responsibility
John H. Conway, Heidi Burgiel, Chaim Goodman-Strauss
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Language
eng
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DLC
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illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA174.7.S96
LC item number
C66 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
The symmetries of things, John H. Conway, Heidi Burgiel, Chaim Goodman-Strauss
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The symmetries of things, John H. Conway, Heidi Burgiel, Chaim Goodman-Strauss
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 419-421) and index
Contents
Symmetries -- Planar patterns -- The magic theorem -- The spherical patterns -- Frieze patterns -- Why the magic theorems work -- Euler's map theorem -- Classification of surfaces -- Orbifolds -- Presenting presentations -- Twofold colorations -- Threefold colorings of plane patterns -- Other primefold colorings -- Searching for relations -- Types of tilings -- Abstract groups -- Introducing hyperbolic groups -- More on hyperbolic groups -- Archimedean tilings -- Generalized Schläfli symbols -- Naming Archimedian and Catalan polyhedra and tilings -- The 35 "prime" space groups -- Objects with prime symmetry -- Flat universes -- The 184 composite space groups -- Higher still
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Extent
xviii, 426 p.
Isbn
9781568812205
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007046446
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)181862605

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