Axioms of paper folding

Gaur, Shiv (2012) Axioms of paper folding. At Right Angles, 1 (2). pp. 16-22. ISSN 2582-1873

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Abstract

How does an entertaining pastime such as paper folding evolve into a field of geometry? Can there be axioms about making creases on paper? Shiv Gaur talks about the axioms of the ancient but still richly-evolving field of origami, viewed as a ‘ cousin ’ of geometry, and then demonstrates its surprising power.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Gaur, Shiv
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English
Uncontrolled Keywords: Geometry, Origami, Axioms
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Mathematics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > At Right Angles
Full Text Status: Public
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/1584
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