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The Mathematics of Origami
Conferences & Talks

Santa Clara University Mathematics & Computer Science Colloquium

4 October 2011
3:50pm
Santa Clara University, O'Connor 106, Santa Clara, California

 

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Origami, the ancient art of paper folding, connects to many branches of mathematics, from elementary to advanced.  I will survey a number of origami mathematics questions, including flat folding, curved folding, and shrinking, flattening, and inflating polyhedra.