Taxicab GeometryDate: 1/11/96 at 16:20:4 From: Rick Cazzato Subject: Taxi-cab geometry I am looking for information on line about taxicab geometry. Have you ever come across any? In addition, could you suggest some good references in a college library? We are trying to prepare out students for the ICTM oral contest on taxicab geometry. Thanks, Rick Cazzato Date: 1/12/96 at 1:41:32 From: Doctor Sarah Subject: Re: Taxi-cab geometry Hi Rick - There's a discussion about taxicab geometry archived by the Geometry Forum at http://mathforum.org/kb/message.jspa?messageID=1074375 - you'll find people there to whom you could write for more information, or you could mail to the newsgroup. Here are a couple of references: Krause, Eugene F. Taxicab Geometry - An Adventure in Non-Euclidean Geometry Stillman, G.A. (1992). Taxicab geometry: the urban alternative. Teaching Mathematics, 17(2), 13-16. Hope this helps - -Doctor Sarah, The Geometry Forum |
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