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The Resource The World of Patterns

The World of Patterns

Label
The World of Patterns
Title
The World of Patterns
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wichmann, Brian
Dewey number
745.4
Index
no index present
LC call number
NK1570
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mathematics in art
  • Repetitive patterns (Decorative arts)
  • Tiling (Mathematics)
  • DESIGN
  • DESIGN
  • DESIGN
  • DESIGN
  • Mathematics in art
  • Repetitive patterns (Decorative arts)
  • Tiling (Mathematics)
Label
The World of Patterns
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
830162361
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (34 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789812839008
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)830162361
Label
The World of Patterns
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
830162361
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (34 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789812839008
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)830162361

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