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National University of Singapore Poh Kim Muay
 

Summary: National University of Singapore
Poh Kim Muay
Undergraduate Research Opportunity Programme
Symmetry Groups in Arts and Architecture
Frieze Patterns
on
Ming Porcelains
NUROP Congress Paper
Symmetry Groups in Arts and Architecture
Aslaksen H.1
, and Poh K.M.2
Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore
10 Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 117546
ABSTRACT
The use of geometric principles of symmetry for the description and understanding of
decorated forms represented the union of two normally separate disciplines-mathematics
and designs. The only limitation to the types of designs that can be described by these
principles is that they must consist of regularly repeated patterns. In this paper, we will
see how to use the geometric principles of crystallography to develop a descriptive
classification of patterned design. This description of designs by their geometric

  

Source: Aslaksen, Helmer - Department of Mathematics, National University of Singapore

 

Collections: Mathematics