Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes. is published by AK Peters February The first paper model was made in by Italian mathematician . Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes has 53 ratings and 13 reviews. notgettingenough said: I personally am not able to review this book. If you w. patterns > Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes. Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes. by Daina Taimina. Hardcover. published in March.
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It’s a great coffee table book and conversation starter Daina’s compendium of crochet history is the best I have seen, and this book is a must for the bookshelves of crochet and math students alike.
This book gave me advenrures many ideas for class I want to crochet a hyperbolic plane! Except for math geeks. I’ll let you know how it turns out. As illustrated in the book, there is actually crcheting curvature and hyperbolic geometry all around us, but people generally see it without seeing it. Daina Taimina has wrapt my earliest memories in glorious colors, intricate histories, and marvelous theorems.
The profuse illustrations in the book will assist also. Be the first to ask a question about Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes.
Description Table of Contents Author s Bio. Sep 17, Jasmine rated it really liked it. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause. Dec 08, Christine rated it really liked it Shelves: Still, this book has interest for a few reasons.
In any case, I hope this book gives you pause for thought and changes your way of thinking about mathematics. Can We Crochet It?
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Product pricing will be adjusted to match the corresponding currency. Jul 09, Jessica rated it liked it. Now, Daina’s crochet models break through the austere, formal stereotype of adventurrs and present a path to a whole-brain understanding of a beautiful cluster of simple and significant ideas. It could be through conference attendance, group discussion or directed reading to name just a few examples.
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Finally, we have a beautiful coffee-table book that uses visual delight to emphasise rather than hide serious mathematics. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The instructions are not written for the basic-knowlege crocheter and are not set out as clearly as I am used to seeing in “project” books. It would be a useful addition to the library of a school or university.
New to the 2nd Edition; Daina Taimina discusses her own adventures with the hyperbolic planes as well as the experiences of some of her readers. You can see a few pictures from the book here: Jul 18, Valerie rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Joyce rated it really liked it Nov 27, May 03, notgettingenough rated it really liked it Shelves: For Instructors Request Inspection Copy.
Perhaps you will come up with your own variations and ideas. Turns out, this is not a project book I didn’t really understand why a lot of the information about patterns in other art forms was included since it didn’t seem related to hyperbolic planes. But it’s still an interesting read. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It is quite funny. She delves a lot into mathematical history; there’s actually a lot more of that than there is crochet.
But it is much more than that; it is perfectly capable of standing on its mathematical feet as a clear, rigorous, and beautifully illustrated introduction to hyperbolic geometry. Michelle rated it really liked it Dec 19, Afterthoughts of a Worm Hunter by David Crompton.
Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes
The models are deceptively interesting. It does indeed contain simple and beautifully illustrated explanations of those two subjects, along with scholarly histories of both of them. Ceri Watling rated it it was amazing Jan 01, Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes: ISBN 3 17 Aug 22, Looking for beautiful books? Yes, there are instructions for crocheting your own example, and yes there’s a fair amount of history, but still this book was not quite what I was expecting.
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Why are they always single crochet? Daina Taimina was born in Riga, Latvia in the same year as an International Congress of Mathematicians pivotal to non-Euclidean geometry as she describes in the Introductionso her influence on the adventurea plane almost seems fated. All instructor resources are now available on our Instructor Hub.
I hope this book gives you pause for thought and changes your way of thinking about mathematics. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.
Delightfully brilliant yet down to earth, Daina Taimina brings together the best aspects of “right brain” imagination and risk-taking with “left brain” facts, practicality, and pattern perception, creating a win-win that everyone will enjoy.