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tesselation

[‚tes·ə′lā·shən]
(mathematics)
A covering of a plane without gaps or overlappings by polygons, all of which have the same size and shape.
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Thinning algorithm time performances (defined over rectangular tesselations) are usually affected by the orientation of the object to be thinned.
The first section gives a clear explanation of principles: proportion, the geometries of natural forms, traditional patterns and tesselations, and fundamentals of designing islimi (arabesque) and calligraphy.
He will be playing music from his album Tesselations for Lutheal Piano.
These are two four-sided polygons that tile the plane only in a nonperiodic way, that is, without a fundamental region that repeats periodically like the hexagonal tiling of a bathroom floor, or the amazing tesselations of the Dutch artist M.
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This easy-to-read book, beautifully illustrated with colorful designs and appealing instructional diagrams, explains all about tesselations. It begins with a history of tessellated patterns from Middle-Eastern floor designs to American quilts.
Lalley, Renewal theorems in symbolic dynamics, with applications to geodesic flows, non-euclidean tesselations and their fractal limits, Acta Math.
Ringler, 2012: A multiscale nonhydrostatic atmospheric model using centroidal voronoi tesselations and C-grid staggering.
with [tau] being the lattice parameter for the plane associated with forming the tesselations of the toroidal Riemann surface.
Model images of banded microstructures have been created with Voronoi tesselations, in order to test the efficiency of the analysis procedures without interfering with the problems of experimental part.