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Journal Article

On Self-Tiling Tile Sets

Lee Sallows
Mathematics Magazine
Vol. 85, No. 5 (December 2012), pp. 323-333
DOI: 10.4169/math.mag.85.5.323
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Page Count: 11
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On Self-Tiling Tile Sets
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Summary A novel species of self-similar tilings is introduced. Results divide naturally into two categories, involving either polyforms or non-polyforms. Some eye-catching findings are presented in what promises to be a rich field of research. The discovery of a class of triangle pairs showing arresting properties will undoubtedly surprise and appeal to many, not least those readers already conversant with rep-tiles.

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