Sangaku are wooden tablets depicting geometric or mathematical problems. They are objects typical of the Edo period. Since these tables were exposed in the temples, the related geometry is known as the Japanese Temple Geometry. Here we illustrate a digital approach to Sangaku. The specific problem we are discussing in the construction of a regular pentagon.

Japanese Temple Geometry: A Digital Sangaku About a Regular Pentagon and the Golden Ratio / Sparavigna, Amelia Carolina; Baldi, Mauro Maria. - ELETTRONICO. - (2016), pp. 1-6. [10.2139/ssrn.2836615]

Japanese Temple Geometry: A Digital Sangaku About a Regular Pentagon and the Golden Ratio

Sparavigna, Amelia Carolina;Baldi, Mauro Maria
2016

Abstract

Sangaku are wooden tablets depicting geometric or mathematical problems. They are objects typical of the Edo period. Since these tables were exposed in the temples, the related geometry is known as the Japanese Temple Geometry. Here we illustrate a digital approach to Sangaku. The specific problem we are discussing in the construction of a regular pentagon.
File in questo prodotto:
File Dimensione Formato  
SSRN-id2836615 - 95- sangaku.pdf

accesso aperto

Tipologia: 1. Preprint / submitted version [pre- review]
Licenza: Creative commons
Dimensione 440.36 kB
Formato Adobe PDF
440.36 kB Adobe PDF Visualizza/Apri
Pubblicazioni consigliate

Caricamento pubblicazioni consigliate

I documenti in IRIS sono protetti da copyright e tutti i diritti sono riservati, salvo diversa indicazione.

Utilizza questo identificativo per citare o creare un link a questo documento: https://hdl.handle.net/11583/2697525
 Attenzione

Attenzione! I dati visualizzati non sono stati sottoposti a validazione da parte dell'ateneo