Saturday, March 21, 2009

Saturday March 21, 2009

Filed under: General,Geometry — Tags: — m759 @ 12:25 AM

Counters in Rows

"Music, mathematics, and chess are in vital respects dynamic acts of location. Symbolic counters are arranged in significant rows. Solutions, be they of a discord, of an algebraic equation, or of a positional impasse, are achieved by a regrouping, by a sequential reordering of individual units and unit-clusters (notes, integers, rooks or pawns)."

— George Steiner
   (See March 10, "Language Game.")

For example:

Model of the 21-point projective plane consisting of the 1- and 2- subsets of a 6-set

Click to enlarge.


Notes on Finite Geometry
(Section on 6-set structures)

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