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David E. Flesner

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Re: Truchet tiling patterns
Posted: Jul 18, 1994 9:16 AM
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On Sat, 16 Jul 1994, Larry Riddle wrote:

> I would appreciate any references to the tiling patterns of Sabastien
> Truchet. These patterns are made with designs formed by diagonally
> divided squares--one-half black and one-half white. Truchet published
> an article on these tiling patterns in 1704. I have a translation that
> appeared in the journal Leonardo in 1987. The book Tilings and Patterns
> by Grunbaum and Shephard refer to a 1976 preprint by S.H. Cullinane
> entitled Diamond Theory. I have been unable to locate either this author
> or a copy of this preprint. Any help would be welcomed. Thank you.
>
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> Larry Riddle, Chair |internet: riddle@mathcs.emory.edu
> Mathematics Dept | bitnet: riddle@emory.bitnet
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The last address I have for S.H. Cullinane (as of July 11, 1986) is:
501 Follett Run Road
Warren, PA 16365

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