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The Edge of the Universe

by Frank A. Farris

Year of Award: 2002

Award: Trevor Evans

Publication Information: Math Horizons, vol. 8, Sept. 2001, pp. 16-23

Summary: Description of the model of a two-dimensional universe called the Poincare Upper Halfplane, a famous example of a non-Euclidean geometry, and the creation of wallpaper patterns for its inhabitants.

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About the Author: (from Math Horizons, vol. 8, Sept. (2001)) Frank A. Farris is a professor at Santa Clara University


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