Tardes de Matemática

Afternoons of Mathematics, the cobblestone streets of Lisbon in a deck of cards

Afternoons of Mathematics
The cobblestone streets of Lisbon in a deck of cards

May 25, 2016 at 18:00

Almedina Atrium Saldanha, Lisbon

The cobblestone streets of Lisbon in a deck of cards

Speaker: Alda Carvalho, Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa

Reasons repeated in one or two directions can be mathematically classified according to the types of symmetry have. Through these ratings, notes the existence of friezes, patterns and rosettes. The traditional cobblestone stage is the most sophisticated art forms: all seven friezes, cyclical / dihedral rosettes and twelve of seventeen patterns were found on the floor of Lisbon. In this lecture we will show how weekenders step daily good art, accompanying the exhibition with a deck of cards released by Ludus Association / University of Lisbon especially for this purpose.