Kaleidoscopes: Selected Writings of H.S.M. Coxeter / Edition 1

Kaleidoscopes: Selected Writings of H.S.M. Coxeter / Edition 1

by F. Arthur Sherk, Peter McMullen, Anthony C. Thompson, Asia Ivic Weiss
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471010030

ISBN-13: 9780471010036

Pub. Date: 05/31/1995

Publisher: Wiley

H.S.M. Coxeter is one of the world's best-known mathematicians who wrote several papers and books on geometry, algebra and topology, and finite mathematics. This book is being published in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the Canadian Mathematical Society and it is a collection of 26 papers written by Dr. Coxeter.

Overview

H.S.M. Coxeter is one of the world's best-known mathematicians who wrote several papers and books on geometry, algebra and topology, and finite mathematics. This book is being published in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the Canadian Mathematical Society and it is a collection of 26 papers written by Dr. Coxeter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471010036
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/31/1995
Series:
Wiley-Interscience and Canadian Mathematics Series of Monographs and Texts Series, #19
Pages:
472
Product dimensions:
7.24(w) x 10.24(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

The Nine Regular Solids.

The Regular Sponges, or Skew Polyhedra.

Two Aspects of the Regular 24-Cell.

The Densities of the Regular Polytopes I. The Densities of the Regular Polytopes II.

The Densities of the Regular Polytopes III.

A Challenging Definite Integral.

Groups Whose Fundamental Regions Are Simplexes.

Discrete Groups Generated by Reflections.

Finite Groups Generated by Reflections, and Their Subgroups Generated by Reflections.

Orthogonal Trees.

The Product of the Generators of a Finite Group Generated by Reflections.

Extreme Forms.

Regular and Semi-Regular Polytopes I. Regular and Semi-Regular Polytopes II.

Regular and Semi-Regular Polytopes III.

Factor Groups of the Braid Group.

Finite Groups Generated by Unitary Reflections.

Index.

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