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xi, 148 pages : color illustrations ; 21 x 26 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Includes bibliographical references (pages 139-144) and index.
What is the hyperbolic plane? Can we crochet it? -- What can you learn from your model? -- Four strands in the history of geometry -- Tidbits from the history of crochet -- What is non-Euclidean geometry? -- How to crochet a pseudosphere and a symmetric hyperbolic plane -- Metamorphoses of the hyperbolic plane -- Other surfaces with negative curvature : catenoid and helicoid -- Who is interested in hyperbolic geometry now and how can it be used? -- Paper models.