Viewing Fourdimensional Objects in Three Dimensions
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Barbara Hausmann; The Geometry Center  
"Given that humans only visualize three dimensions, how is it possible to visualize four dimensional, or higher, objects? This question is the underlying idea of a short novel written over a hundred years ago by Edwin A. Abbot called Flatland. Flatland is a story about twodimensional creatures  triangles, squares, circles and other polygons  that live on a plane." An article based on an interview and a seminar given by Barbara Hausmann at the Geometry Center, and first appeared on the Math Forum's geometry.college newsgroup.  


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