By Peter McMullen, Egon Schulte
Summary typical polytopes stand on the finish of greater than millennia of geometrical study, which begun with normal polygons and polyhedra. The speedy improvement of the topic long ago 20 years has led to a wealthy new conception that includes an enticing interaction of mathematical parts, together with geometry, combinatorics, workforce concept and topology. this is often the 1st entire, updated account of the topic and its ramifications. It meets a severe want for any such textual content, simply because no booklet has been released during this zone considering that Coxeter's "Regular Polytopes" (1948) and "Regular advanced Polytopes" (1974).
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