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The Mathematical Intelligencer

, Volume 23, Issue 1, pp 52–57 | Cite as

Curves in traditional architecture in East Asia

  • Hiroshi Yanai
  • Kim Williams
Department The mathematical tourist

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hiroshi Yanai
    • 1
  • Kim Williams
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Science and TechnologyKEIO UniversityKohokukuJapan
  2. 2.FucecchioItaly

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