Through the symmetry lens

Venkataraman, Geetha (2016) Through the symmetry lens. At Right Angles, 5 (2). pp. 11-16.

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This is the second part of a two-part article whose aim is to familiarise the reader with both the mathematical concept and an intrinsic idea of symmetry. The first part of the article concentrated on a ‘working definition’ of symmetry and also laid the mathematical base to understand symmetry. It discussed symmetries of figures that can be drawn on a sheet of paper and of a particular type of infinite pattern called a strip pattern or a frieze pattern.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Venkataraman, Geetha
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Symmetry, Reflection, Rotation, Translation, Glide, Frieze pattern, Wallpaper pattern, Tessellation, Alhambra, Escher
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Mathematics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > At Right Angles
Full Text Status: Public
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