**Theory of Symmetry and Ornament**

by Slavik V. Jablan

**Publisher**: Matematicki Institut 1995**ISBN/ASIN**: 8680593176**ISBN-13**: 9788680593173**Number of pages**: 331

**Description**:

This work represents an attempt at a comparative analysis of the theory of discrete and visually presentable continuous symmetry groups in the plane E2 or in E2\{O}: Symmetry Groups of Rosettes, Friezes and Ornaments (Chapter 2), Similarity Symmetry Groups in E2 (Chapter 3), Conformal Symmetry Groups in E2\{O} (Chapter 4) and ornamental motifs found in ornamental art that satisfy the before mentioned forms of symmetry.

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