Friezes and tilings

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Friezes and tilings

Friezes have occured as architectural ornaments for many centuries. In this snapshot, we consider the mathematical analogue of friezes as introduced in the 1970s by Conway and Coxeter. Recently, infinite versions of such friezes have appeared in current research. We are going to describe them and explain how they can be classified using some nice geometric pictures.

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Mathematical subjects

Algebra and Number Theory
Discrete Mathematics and Foundations

Author(s)

Thorsten Holm
Senior Editor:
Carla Cederbaum
Junior Editor:
Sabiha Tokus

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DOI (Digital Object Identifier)

10.14760/SNAP-2015-004-EN

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Algebra and Number Theory
Analysis
Didactics and Education
Discrete Mathematics and Foundations
Geometry and Topology
Numerics and Scientific Computing
Probability Theory and Statistics

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