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Symmetry Discovered: Concepts and Applications in Nature and Science

Joe Rosen
Publisher: 
Dover Publications
Publication Date: 
1998
Number of Pages: 
160
Format: 
Paperback
Price: 
6.95
ISBN: 
0486294331
Category: 
Monograph
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The Basic Library List Committee recommends this book for acquisition by undergraduate mathematics libraries.

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Foreword
  Preface
  Preface to the Dover edition
  1 Symmetry: what? where? how?
    What is symmetry?
    Where is symmetry?
    How is symmetry?
  2 The language of symmetry
    Concepts and terminology
    Group theory (optional)
  3 Geometric symmetry
    Linear symmetry
    Planar symmetry
    Spatial symmetry
  4 Other symmetries and approximate symmetry
    Temporal symmetry
    Permutation symmetry
    Color symmetry
    Analogy
    Approximate symmetry
  5 Symmetry in nature
    Symmetries with which we are acquainted
    Symmetries we have no yet studied
  6 Uses of symmetry in science
    The symmetry principle
    The symmetry approach
    Symmetry in research
  Conclusion
  Bibliography
  Addendum to Bibliography
  Solutions to problems
  Index

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