Three families of mitered Borromean ring sculptures

T. Verhoeff, K. Verhoeff

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    Abstract

    Artists have drawn inspiration from many mathematical structures, such as regular tilings, lattices, symmetry groups, regular polyhedra, knots, and links. A particularly well-known link goes by the name Borromean rings. It consists of three closed loops (“rings”) that cannot be taken apart without cutting, but after removing any one of the rings, the other two can be separated without cutting. In this paper, we present three families of sculptures involving miter joints, inspired by the Borromean rings.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationBridges Beltimore 2015 : Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture, 29 July–1 August 2015, Baltimore, MD, USA
    EditorsK. Delp, C.S. Kaplan, D. McKenna, R. Sarhangi
    PublisherThe Bridges Organization
    Pages53-60
    Number of pages8
    Publication statusPublished - 2015
    EventBridges 2015, July 29-August 1 2015, Baltimore, MD, USA - University of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD, United States
    Duration: 29 Jul 20151 Aug 2015
    http://bridgesmathart.org/bridges-2015/

    Conference

    ConferenceBridges 2015, July 29-August 1 2015, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    CityBaltimore, MD
    Period29/07/151/08/15
    Other"Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture"
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