Category Archives: Chinese Labyrinths

Christmas Day Celebrated Chinese Style and a Message in Portuguese

Tradition determines what I’m allowed to do on Christmas Day and Boxing Day and more traditions will kick in on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, but during the four precious days of holiday between there is a sense … Continue reading

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A Lattice Labyrinth for Gwangbokjeol – Independence Day of Korea 광복절

By a fortunate coincidence, I’m presenting my lattice Labyrinths paper at Bridges Seoul 2014  on August 15th., which is Gwangbokjeol, 광복절  , the day in which the Republic of Korea (South Korea) celebrates independence from Japan. This generates the separation parameter … Continue reading

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St Paul’s Square gets a Repave

Visitors to St.Pauls’ Cathedral are in danger of being led off the straight onto bent and narrow paths, courtesy of a quick design sketch by Michael Mitchell, currently at the Welsh School of Architecture, University of Cardiff. There’s scarcely enough … Continue reading

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MultiplyingLabyrinths (Post under Construction)

DONT BE PUT OFF – HURRY down the scroll to the next post!” Mathematicians will know the rule for multiplying together two complex numbers. If the real part of a number has magnitude a and the imaginary part magnitude b, … Continue reading

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Chinese Labyrinth (39,26)

This is  posted as promised on the links page – and to show off a “biggy”. Each supertile of this tessellation is made up of 2297 square tiles; one such supertile is shown in black. This should help you to disentangle … Continue reading

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Tricky Common Factor Case

To begin at a beginning. The figure below shows just four interlocking supertiles of a typical member of the Chinese Lattice Labyrinth family, member (9,6) a case with separation parameters (a,b) where a and b share a common factor, 3 … Continue reading

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