Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes
Tactile Mathematics, Art and Craft for All to Explore, Second Edition
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CRC Press, 9780367375072, 200pp.
Publication Date: August 4, 2019
About the Author
Daina Taimina was born in Riga, Latvia in 1954--the same year as an International Congress of Mathematicians pivotal to non-Euclidean geometry (as she describes in the Introduction), so her influence on the hyperbolic plane almost seems fated. Now a professor of mathematics at Cornell University, Taimina regularly participates in art exhibitions and educational workshops related to her crocheted models. She was nominated as one of the "Most Innovative People and Organizations in the Science and Technology World in 2006."
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