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Tag Archives: diagrams
Factorization diagram posters!
I’ve finally gotten around to making a nice factorization diagram poster: You can buy highquality prints from Imagekind. (If you order soon you should have them before Christmas! =) I’m really quite happy with imagekind, the print quality is fantastic … Continue reading
Posted in arithmetic, counting, geometry, number theory, pattern, pictures, primes
Tagged diagrams, factorization, posters
7 Comments
Animated Sieve of Eratosthenes
Here’s something I made yesterday! (Note, I strongly suggest watching it fullscreen, in HD if you have the bandwidth for it.) Can you figure out what’s going on? The source code for the animation is here; I was inspired by … Continue reading
Posted in arithmetic, counting, pattern, pictures, primes, video
Tagged diagrams, Eratosthenes, primes, sieve, visualization
12 Comments
Stars of the Mind’s Sky with Diagrams
A few weeks ago, Paul Salomon posted a really beautiful work of mathematical art on his blog, Lost In Recursion: Stars of the Mind’s Sky, by Paul Salomon He included a precise mathematical description of the image, and I naturally … Continue reading
Posted in geometry, group theory, pictures, programming
Tagged art, diagrams, Haskell, polygon, star, visualization
9 Comments
Diagrams!
Over the past few years I’ve written quite a few posts with images generated by a library I (now along with many others) wrote. Most famously, this is how I created those factorization diagrams. But I’ve used it in many … Continue reading
Factorization diagram cards: help?
The other day I got a lovely email from Malke Rosenfeld thanking me for creating factorization diagrams and linking me to her blog post about “factor dominoes”: she printed out some factorization diagrams, glued them to cardstock, and used the … Continue reading
More factorization diagrams
My post on factorization diagrams from a month ago turned out to be (unexpectedly) quite popular! I got ten times as many hits as usual the day it was published, and since then quite a few other people have created … Continue reading
Posted in arithmetic, links, pictures, primes, programming, recursion
Tagged diagrams, factorization, Haskell
15 Comments
Visualizing Pascal’s triangle remainders
In a comment on my previous post, Juan Valera mentioned something about visualizing multiples of prime numbers in Pascal’s Triangle: In college, there was a poster with different Pascal Triangles, each of them highlighting the multiples of different prime numbers. … Continue reading
Posted in fractals, modular arithmetic, pascal's triangle, pattern, pictures
Tagged color, diagrams, visualization
15 Comments
Factorization diagrams
In an idle moment a while ago I wrote a program to generate "factorization diagrams". Here’s 700: It’s easy to see (I hope), just by looking at the arrangement of dots, that there are in total. Here’s how I did … Continue reading
Posted in arithmetic, pictures, primes, programming, recursion
Tagged diagrams, factorization, Haskell
72 Comments