Wolfram Library Archive

Courseware Demos MathSource Technical Notes
All Collections Articles Books Conference Proceedings

Programming Tips: Automating Escher's Combinatorial Patterns

R. Mabry
Stan Wagon
Organization: Macalester College
Department: Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
URL: http://www.stanwagon.com/
D. Schattschneider
Journal / Anthology

Mathematica in Education and Research
Year: 1996
Volume: 5
Issue: 4
Page range: 38-52

The use of replacement rules to implement transformations of the plane equation-solving to determine colors allows the automation of some early tiling techniques of M.C. Escher.

*Arts and Humanities > Visual Art
*Mathematics > Discrete Mathematics > Combinatorics
*Mathematics > Geometry > Plane Geometry
*Mathematics > Geometry > Tiling