Symmetry, Tesselations, and Escher Prints

UW MATH DAY, March 23, 2009


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Creating wallpaper patterns:FRIES(pgg); GHOSTS (p6)

More Wallpaper (tessellations) examples


Four Plane symmetries


Escherís symmetry prints fromM.C. Escher Official website




Japanese Wallpaper patterns††


Alhambra symmetry patterns (controversial issue:are all 17 patterns there?! Check for yourself when you go to Granada)


Samples of ALL 17 Wallpaper groups (Crystallographic groups) with names:†† Birds; Geometric shapes