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A Mathematical Look at a Medieval Cathedral

by Hugh McCague

Year of Award: 2004

Award: Trevor Evans

Publication Information: Math Horizons, Apr. 2003, pp. 11-15, 31

Summary: A master mason could adeptly and repeatedly apply a few simple geometric operations and tools, such as the mason’s large compass, to produce a myriad of sophisticated designs.

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About the Author: (from Math Horizons, Apr. 2003) Hugh McCague is a professor at York University.


Subject classification(s): Index
Publication Date: 
Wednesday, October 1, 2008