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Published by American Mathematical Society in Providence, RI .
Written in English


  • Coxeter groups.,
  • Group theory.,
  • Algebraic geometry.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementChandler Davis, Erlich W. Ellers, editors.
ContributionsCoxeter, H. S. M. 1907-, Davis, Chandler., Ellers, Erlich W., 1928-
LC ClassificationsQA177 .C69 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3431421M
ISBN 100821837222
LC Control Number2005057055

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This collection of essays on the legacy of mathematician Donald Coxeter is a mixture of surveys, updates, history, storytelling and personal memories covering both applied and abstract maths. Subjects include: polytopes, Coxeter groups, equivelar polyhedra, Ceva's theorum, and Coxeter and the artists. Bernhard Mühlherr. Coxeter Theory: The Cognitive Aspects Alexandre V. Borovik. From Galois and Lie to Tits Buildings Mark Ronan. The Coxeter Element and the Branching Law for the Finite Subgroups of SU (2) Bertram Kostant. Hyperbolic Coxeter . Donald Coxeter's famous "Regular Polytopes" and his various other writings treat the Platonic solids, the Kepler-Poinsot polyhedra and the Petrie-Coxeter in great detail, and .   To read more about Coxeter groups see The Coxeter Legacy: Reflections and Projections. Titles in this series are co-published with The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences (Toronto, Ontario, Canada).

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