Symmetry: Unifying Human Understanding

by Hargittai, István|
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Publisher: Pergamon

Publication Date: August 26, 2015

ISBN: 9781483149523

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International Series in Modern Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Volume 10: Symmetry: Unifying Human Understanding provides a tremendous scope of "symmetry , covering subjects from fractals through court dances to crystallography and literature.

This book discusses the limits of perfection, symmetry as an aesthetic factor, extension of the Neumann-Minnigerode-Curie principle, and symmetry of point imperfections in solids. The symmetry rules for chemical reactions, matching and symmetry of graphs, mosaic patterns of H. J. Woods, and bilateral symmetry in insects are also elaborated. This text likewise covers the crystallographic patterns, Milton's mathematical symbol of theodicy, symmetries of soap films, and gapon formalism.

This volume is a good source for researchers and specialists concerned with symmetry.