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

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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.

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A biographical sketch, a primary bibliography, and 26 papers by the English-born mathematician Coxeter, a fixture at the University of Toronto since the 1930s and a major figure in 20th- century geometry. The original paper and facsimiles of the journal publications of the rest include expositions of the nine regular solids, the densities of the regular polytopes, trisecting an orthoscheme, discrete and finite groups generated by reflection, and extreme forms. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR booknews.com
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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.


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