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The Trigonometry of Circle Limit III

The Trigonometry of Escher's Woodcut "Circle Limit III"


In honor of the 100th aniversary of the birth of the Dutch printmaker MauritsCornelius Escher (born June 17, 1898, died March 27, 1972) the AMS is pleasedto reprint the article The Trigonometry of Escher's Woodcut "Circle LimitIII", by H. S. M. Coxeter, which originally appeared in the MathematicalIntelligencer.

-- Steven Weintraub

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