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Author Wichmann, Brian.

Title The World of Patterns [electronic resource].

Imprint Singapore : World Scientific Pub. Co., 2001.

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Description 1 online resource (34 pages)
Contents The World of Patterns; 1 Installation; 2 Finding your way around; 3 What is in, and what is not; 4 Pre-Islamic Art; 5 Islamic Art; 6 Post-Islamic Art; 7 Design your own pattern; 8 Patterns with special shapes; 9 Quilts; 10 Mathematical terms; 11 Mathematical conventions; 12 Problem corner; 13 Finding a pattern; 14 Patterns with specific properties; 15 Regular polygons; 16 Regular star polygons; 17 Patterns with one tile; 18 Polyominoes; 19 Spiral patterns; 20 Symmetry groups; 21 Use of computers; 22 Complete catalogue; 23 The contributors; 24 Your Browser; 25 Sources; 26 Index.
Summary 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. Admire the work in the Alhambra, some striking patterns by M C Escher, or the mathematical genius Kepler ... all on one CD-ROM. The accompanying 32-page booklet describes the components of the system and the means of using the material to design your own patterns. System requirements: Any computer with an Internet browser and a CD-ROM drive. Note: Supplementary materials are not included with this eBook e.
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Subject Mathematics in art.
Repetitive patterns (Decorative arts)
Tiling (Mathematics)
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Wichmann, Brian. World of Patterns. Singapore : World Scientific Publishing Company, ©2001 9789810246198
ISBN 9789812839008 (electronic bk.)
9812839003 (electronic bk.)