By Peter McMullen, Egon Schulte

ISBN-10: 0521814960

ISBN-13: 9780521814966

Summary ordinary polytopes stand on the finish of greater than millennia of geometrical learn, which all started with typical polygons and polyhedra. The fast improvement of the topic some time past 20 years has ended in a wealthy new idea that includes an enticing interaction of mathematical components, together with geometry, combinatorics, crew idea and topology. this is often the 1st entire, updated account of the topic and its ramifications. It meets a serious want for this kind of textual content, simply because no booklet has been released during this sector on account that Coxeter's "Regular Polytopes" (1948) and "Regular advanced Polytopes" (1974).

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