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By Peter McMullen, Egon Schulte

Summary ordinary polytopes stand on the finish of greater than millennia of geometrical study, which begun with typical polygons and polyhedra. The swift improvement of the topic long ago 20 years has led to a wealthy new thought that includes an enticing interaction of mathematical parts, together with geometry, combinatorics, workforce idea and topology. this can be the 1st entire, updated account of the topic and its ramifications. It meets a severe desire for the sort of textual content, simply because no e-book has been released during this region for the reason that Coxeter's "Regular Polytopes" (1948) and "Regular advanced Polytopes" (1974).

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