2005

Mathematics and Culture II

Visual Perfection: Mathematics and Creativity

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ISBN: 978-3-540-21368-0 (Print) 978-3-540-26443-9 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-X

  2. Mathematics, Art and Architecture

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      Pages 3-4

      Mathematics, Art and Architecture

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      Pages 5-22

      From Tiling the Plane to Paving Town Square

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      Pages 23-37

      Mathematics in Contemporary Arts — Finite and Infinity

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      Pages 39-43

      De Insana Geometria

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      Pages 45-52

      Ovals in Borromini’s Geometry

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      Pages 53-63

      Fractals: A Resonance between Art and Nature

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      Pages 65-78

      Mathland — From Topology to Virtual Architecture

  3. Visual Mathematics and Computer Graphics

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      Pages 81-82

      Introduction: Visual Mathematics and Computer Graphics

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      Pages 83-97

      Math Awareness Month 2000: An Interactive Experience

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      Pages 99-123

      Visual Topology and Variational Problems on Two-Dimensional Surfaces

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      Pages 125-144

      Metarealistic Rendering of Real-time Interactive Computer Animations

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      Pages 145-149

      Virtual Sculptures

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      Pages 151-162

      Publication of Electronic Geometry Models

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      Pages 163-170

      Trees, Roots and a Brain: A Metaphorical Foundation for Mathematical Art

  4. Mathematics, Literature and Cinema

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      Pages 173-174

      Mathematics, Literature and Cinema

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      Pages 175-182

      Euclid’s Poetics: An examination of the similarity between narrative and proof

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      Pages 183-186

      The Rise of Narrative Non-Fiction

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      Pages 187-194

      Mathematics Takes Center Stage

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      Pages 195-200

      Mathematics and Raymond Queneau

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 201-203