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Tilings and Patterns by Branko Grünbaum
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Tilings and Patterns

by Branko Grünbaum

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Escher's tesselations, wallpaper patterns, Coxeter group, Penrose tiles. What do they have in common. In this remarkable treatise, diagrams and theorems compete for space and enrapture your mind. Some results are new. The classification scheme is cogent.
Infinite tilings? semi-regular tilings? which pieces will not tile? This is a Golomb meets Euclid book. ( )
  sthitha_pragjna | Jun 16, 2006 |
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Book covers tilings by regular and star polygons; topology of tilings; patterns; classifications of tilings with transitivity properties and classification with respect to symmetries. Many exercises included.

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