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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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Apr 17, Ellen rated it really liked it.

The profuse illustrations in the book will assist also. Except for math geeks. Lists with This Book. Finally, a craft I can get behind But it’s still crochwting interesting read. The Best Books of Now a professor of mathematics at Cornell University, Taimina regularly participates in art exhibitions and educational workshops related to her crocheted models. 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.

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Rachel Joy rated it liked it Jul 21, Hardcoverpages. The student resources previously accessed via GarlandScience. As illustrated in the book, there is actually negative curvature and hyperbolic geometry all around us, but people generally see it without seeing it.

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Joyce rated it really liked it Nov 27, Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes: It was the first in a series of workshops that will be held throughout the year, leading up to the debut of the Latvian Reef in Gallery Consentio plxnes August. She delves a lot wkth mathematical history; there’s actually a lot more of that than there is crochet. It would be a useful addition to the library of a school or university. But it is much more than that; it is perfectly capable of standing on its mathematical feet as a planea, rigorous, and beautifully illustrated introduction to hyperbolic geometry.

One of the benefits of the crocheted hyperbolic manifold as a manipulable is its ease of creation. 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. Delightfully brilliant yet down to earth, Daina Taimina brings together the best aspects of “right brain” imagination and risk-taking with adventuress brain” facts, practicality, and pattern perception, creating a win-win that everyone will enjoy.

Description Table of Contents Author s Bio. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. These crochet models have a fascination far beyond their visual appearance a lot of beautiful pictures are in this book!

Another book of maths and crochet. With help from Dr Taimina, Tija had prepared a short introduction to the Reef Project and a helpful handout flier for participants.

I wish someone would write a more general book about the mathematics of crochet. All instructor resources are now available on our Instructor Hub. It could be through conference attendance, group discussion or directed reading to name just a few examples. Maybe a sixth grader or precocious fourth graderrereading over the years and getting more and more understanding from it.


Leatham, Brigham Young University show more. Can We Crochet It? 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! Jul 18, Valerie rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: 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.

Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes

CPD consists of any educational activity which helps to crocyeting and develop knowledge, problem-solving, and technical skills with the aim to provide better health care through higher standards. Exclusive web offer for individuals. May 18, Pat rated it really liked it Shelves: Perhaps you will come up with your own variations and ideas.

Diagram Prize for Oddest Title of the Year 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.

By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. However, it does the same crochfting many other parts of art and science and mathematics, and all this in a beautifully simple and simply beautiful book. Product pricing will be adjusted to match the corresponding currency.