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What symmetry groups are present in the Alhambra?

Article by Gr├╝nbaum, Branko
  • Published in 2006
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Contrary to popular belief, not all the wallpaper groups are used in the decoration of the Alhambra. Some further musing on whether that's even a well-defined thing to say, and whether it's appropriate.

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key
Grunbaum2006
type
article
date_added
2010-09-06
date_published
2006-09-14
journal
Notices of the American Mathematical Society
number
ICM
pages
2--5

BibTeX entry

@article{Grunbaum2006,
	key = {Grunbaum2006},
	type = {article},
	title = {What symmetry groups are present in the Alhambra?},
	author = {Gr{\"{u}}nbaum, Branko},
	abstract = {},
	comment = {Contrary to popular belief, not all the wallpaper groups are used in the decoration of the Alhambra. Some further musing on whether that's even a well-defined thing to say, and whether it's appropriate.},
	date_added = {2010-09-06},
	date_published = {2006-09-14},
	urls = {http://www.ams.org/notices/200606/comm-grunbaum.pdf},
	collections = {History,Easily explained,Geometry},
	journal = {Notices of the American Mathematical Society},
	number = {ICM},
	pages = {2--5},
	url = {http://www.ams.org/notices/200606/comm-grunbaum.pdf},
	year = 2006,
	urldate = {2010-09-06}
}