Флексагон

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Флексагон - головоломка, сложенная из бумаги; обладает занимательными математическими свойствами и эстетически привлекательна. Головоломка (гексафлексагон) была создана в 1939 году математиком Стоуном, который привлёк к ней внимание Тьюки и Фейнмана.

История[править]

Открытие и первые шаги[править]

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Литература[править]

  • Les Pook Serious Fun with Flexagons, A Compendium and Guide. — Springer, 2009. — ISBN 9048125022>
  • Pook, Les, Flexagons Inside Out, Cambridge University Press (2006), ISBN 0-521-81970-9 [1]
  • Martin Gardner has written an excellent introduction to hexaflexagons in one of his Mathematical Games column in Scientific American. It also appears in:
    • The "Scientific American" Book of Mathematical Puzzles and Diversions (Simon & Schuster, 1959).
    • Hexaflexagons and Other Mathematical Diversions: The First "Scientific American" Book of Puzzles and Games (University of Chicago Press, 1988; ISBN 0226282546)
    • Hexaflexagons, Probability Paradoxes, and the Tower of Hanoi: Martin Gardner's First Book of Mathematical Puzzles and Games (Cambridge University Press, 2008; ISBN 0521735254)

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На русском языке[править]

На английском языке[править]

Flexagons:

  • My Flexagon Experiences by Harold V. McIntosh — contains valuable historical information and theory; the author's site has several flexagon related papers listed in [2] and even boasts some flexagon videos in [3].
  • The Flexagon Portal — Robin Moseley's site has patterns for a large variety of flexagons.
  • Flexagons is a good introduction, including a large number of links.
  • Flexagons — Scott Sherman's site, with a bewildering array of flexagons of different shapes.

Tetraflexagons:

Hexaflexagons:

  • Flexagons — 1962 paper by Antony S. Conrad and Daniel K. Hartline (RIAS)
  • MathWorld entry on Hexaflexagons
  • Hexaflexagon Toolkit software for printing flexagons from your own pictures
  • Hexaflexagons — a catalog compiled by Antonio Carlos M. de Queiroz (c.1973).
    Includes a program named HexaFind that finds all the possible Tuckerman traverses for given orders of hexaflexagons.