Drexel dragonThe Math ForumDonate to the Math Forum



Search All of the Math Forum:

Views expressed in these public forums are not endorsed by Drexel University or The Math Forum.


Math Forum » Discussions » Policy and News » geometry.announcements

Topic: TALK: 10/28 Swarthmore, PA "Tilings and Algorithms"
Replies: 0  

Advanced Search

Back to Topic List Back to Topic List  
Asa Packer

Posts: 37
Registered: 12/3/04
TALK: 10/28 Swarthmore, PA "Tilings and Algorithms"
Posted: Sep 29, 1992 1:24 PM
  Click to see the message monospaced in plain text Plain Text   Click to reply to this topic Reply

On Wednesday, October 28th, at 4 PM, Daniel Huson of Bielefeld
University, Germany, will speak at Swarthmore College on "Tilings and
algorithms". All interested parties are welcome.

Abstract: Associated to any periodic tiling of the Euclidean plane is a
certain finite, colored graph, called the "Delaney-Dress symbol" of the
tiling. These graphs classify tilings in the sense that two tilings are
equivalent if and only if their symbols are isomorphic. We will discuss
algorithms that make use of this theory to systematically generate and
visualize "all possible" periodic tilings of the Euclidean
plane. A Macintosh application called RepTiles will be demonstrated.

Dr. Huson will also be speaking at Smith College on October 26th and at
Moravian College on October 30th.

-Asa Packer




Point your RSS reader here for a feed of the latest messages in this topic.

[Privacy Policy] [Terms of Use]

© Drexel University 1994-2014. All Rights Reserved.
The Math Forum is a research and educational enterprise of the Drexel University School of Education.