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Symmetry Studies Bibliography

Budden, F.J.
1972. The Fascination of Groups. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge and New York.
Coxeter, H.S.M.
1969. Introduction to Geometry. John Wiley & Sons, New York.
Drain, Dena Dale and Ira Block
1991. "Symmetry Analysis Applied to Textile Design," Ars Textrina, vol. 16, pp. 157 - 175.
Elliott, Verde
1990. The Seventeen Pattern Types: A Study of Repeat Pattern in Two Dimensions. Emerald Press, Hendersonville, N.C.
Emmer, Michele, ed.
1993. The Visual Mind: Art and Mathematics. The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA and London.
Field, Michael and Martin Golubitsky
1992. Symmetry in Chaos: A Search for Pattern in Mathematics, Art, and Nature. Oxford University Press, Oxford, New York, and Tokyo.
Grunbaum, Branko and G.C. Shepherd
1986. Tilings and Patterns: An Introduction. W.H. Freeman and Company, New York.
Hahn, W.
1995. Symmetry as a Developmental Principle in Nature and Art. World Scientific.
Hargittai, I. ed.
1986. Symmetry: Unifying Human Understanding. Pergamon, New York.
1989. Symmetry 2: Unifying Human Understanding. Pergamon, New York.
Hargittai, Istvan and Magdolna Hargittai
1994. Symmetry: A Unifying Concept. Shelter Publications, Bolinas, CA.
Heilbronner, Edgar and Jack D. Dunitz
1993. Reflections on Symmetry in Chemistry...and Elsewhere. VCH Publishers, NY.
Henry, N.F.M. and K. Lonsdale
1952. International Tables for X-Ray Crystallography, vol. 1, Kynoch Press, Birmingham, England.
Kappraff, Jay
1991. Connections: The Geometric Bridge between Art and Science. McGraw-Hill, New York. [pp.202-207 on Islamic art, mathematics, and spirituality].
Loeb, Arthur L.
1976. Color and Symmetry. John Wiley, New York. Repr. Krieger.
1992. Concepts and Images: Visual Mathematics. Birkhaueser.
Martin, G.E.
1982. Transformational Geometry: An Introduction to Symmetry. Springer-Verlag, NY.
Polya, G.
1924. "Uber die Analogie der kristallsymmetrie in der Ebene," Zeitschrift fur Kristallographie, 60, pp. 278-282.
Rosen, Joe
1975. Symmetry Discovered. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
1995. Symmetry in Science: An Introduction to the General Theory. Springer-Verlag, New York, Berlin, Heidelberg, London, Paris, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Barcelona, Budapest.
Schattschneider, Doris
1978. "The Plane Symmetry Groups: Their Recognition and Notation," The American Mathematical Monthly, vol. 85, June/July, pp. 439 - 450.
1990. Visions of Symmetry: Notebooks, Periodic Drawings, and Related Works of M.C. Escher, W.H. Freeman, New York.
Stevens, Peter S.
1981. Handbook of Regular Patterns: An Introduction to Symmetry in Two Dimensions, The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts and London.
1974. Patterns in Nature. Little, Brown & Company, Boston.
Walker, Trevor and Richard Padwick
1981. Pattern: Its Structure and Geometry. Ceolfrith Press, Sunderland [1977].
Washburn, Dorothy K. and Donald W. Crowe
1988. Symmetries of Culture: Theory and Practice of Plane Pattern Analysis, University of Washington Press, Seattle and London.
Compiled by C. Bier, 1/94; 4/95; 11/95; 3/96

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