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Tiling: A Java Program for Exploring Plane Tilings

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Visit this site: http://tiling.org/alhambra/

Author:Tom White
Description: A Java application for experimenting with tilings and tessellations through scripting. Construct tilings interactively using a mouse -- "like doing a jigsaw." Alhambra comes with many tile shapes already supplied; the site offers images created from the code, and several photographs from the real Alhambra. See also White's Java implementation of LISP for proving Godel's theorem.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Graphics, Topic Tools Miscellaneous
Math Topics: Symmetry/Tessellations

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