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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Emidude rated it really liked it Feb 27, It takes a mind like Daina’s to bring material like this together, and to convey it in scupltures that sit tranquilly in the natural landscape.
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The instructions are not written for the basic-knowlege crocheter and are not set out as clearly as I am used to seeing in asventures books. Turns out, this is not a project book You will develop an entirely new understanding by actually following the simple instructions and crocheting! The profuse illustrations in the book will assist also.
I wish someone would write a more general book about the mathematics crochetinh crochet. If you know someone who likes both, you have just found the perfect gift! However, it does the same for many other parts of art and science and mathematics, and all this in a beautifully simple and simply beautiful book.
There is a lot of mathematics in crochet! Non-Euclidean geometry explained with crochet. All instructor resources are now available on our Instructor Hub. For the crafter or would-be crafter, there are detailed instructions for how to crochet various geometric models and how to use them in explorations.
I want to crochet a hyperbolic plane! Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions x x 14mm Any math book that makes me reach for a crochet hook and some sketching yarn is a fun book in my opinion.
Perhaps you will come up with your own variations and ideas. For the crafter or would-be crafter, there are detailed instructions for how to crochet various geometric models and how to use them in ccrocheting.
I would have rated it higher if she gave specific pattern instructions to make some of the crazy awesome corals and hyperbolic planes in the book! Now a professor of mathematics at Cornell University, Taimina regularly participates in art exhibitions and educational workshops related to her crocheted models. This book gave me so many ideas for class 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.
Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes by Daina Taimina
It could be through conference attendance, group discussion or directed reading to name just a few examples. Dorothy rated it it was amazing Dec 26, It’s a great coffee table book and conversation starter We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.
Aug 10, Christina rated it liked it Shelves: In this respect it has greater outreach potential than any book we have previously considered. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Daina Taimina was born vrocheting 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 hyperbolic plane almost seems fated. Michelle rated it really liked it Dec 19, With over full color photographs, this non-traditional, tactile introduction to non-Euclidean geometries also covers early development of geometry and connections between geometry, art, nature, and sciences.
Want to Read saving…. I realized that when my father’s mother introduced me to crochet I was five or so she really taught me intrinsic algorithms for generating spherical, plane, and hyperbolic geometries.
Adventurds of the benefits of the crocheted hyperbolic planws as a manipulable is its ease of creation. Joyce rated it really liked it Nov 27, Hyperbolic Crochet goes Viral Appendix.
Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes
Why are they always single crochet? Tidbits from the History of Crochet 5. The book helps to change the way of thinking about mathematics – an art of human understanding!
Trivia About Crocheting Advent You can see a few pictures from the book here: It lays out the fundamental knowledge for appreciation of tactile hyperbolic manifolds cautiously and accessibly. Yes, there are instructions for crocheting your own example, and yes there’s a fair amount of history, but still this book was avdentures quite what I was crochehing. I may have to read parts of the book a few times to understand the concepts, but I’m already crocheting a hyperbolic plane to help me visualize.
From th With more than full color photographs, this non-traditional, tactile introduction to non-Euclidean geometries also covers early development of geometry and connections between geometry, art, nature, and sciences.
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