Table of Contents, July 2002 (Volume XII, Issue 1)

Geombinatorics Quarterly Vol XII

July 2002 to April 2003


Issue 1, Issue 2, Issue 3, Issue 4


 

Table of Contents

July 2002 (Volume XII, Issue 1)

Editors Page…………………………………………………………………………………………4

New Essays

  • On the Maximum of Some Extreme Geometric Configurations in the Plane
    By Arian Dumitrescu……………………………………………………………………………………5

 

  • Connected (n4) Configurations Exist for Almost all n- An Update
    By Branko Grünbaum…………………………………………………………………………………15

 

  • Packing Similar Rectangles in a Rectangle
    By Janusz Januszewski………………………………………………………………………………24

 

  • A Geometric Interpretation for a Game with Evolving Rules
    By Alexander Soifer……………………………………………………………………………………31

 

Book Reviews

  • STMMETRY by Hans Walser
    A Review by Alexander Soifer……………………………………………………………………38

Recent Books…………………………………………………………………………………40

 

 

Table of Contents

April 2003 (Volume XII, Issue 2)

Editors Page: Geombinatorics under Siege…………………………………48

Academic Rights Watch Group as an Example of an Attempt of Academic Survival
By Alexander Soifer……………………………………………………………………51

New Essays

  • Squares Touching a Constant Number of Other Squares
    By Erich Friedman……………………………………………………………………………………55

 

  • A Simple Method of Translative Packing Triangles in a Triangle
    By Janusz Januszewski………………………………………………………………………………61

 

  • Was there Satan’s Face in the World Trade Center Fire? A Geometirc Analysis
    By Vladik Kreinovich and Dima Iourinski…………………………………………………69

 

  • On Packing with Similar Sets
    By Aleksandr Kuz’minykh………………………………………………………………………76

 

  • O(n3) Bounds for the Area of a Convex Lattice n-gon
    By Stanley Rabinowitz………………………………………………………………………………85

 

Recent Books…………………………………………………………………………………76

 

 

Table of Contents, January 2003 (Vol XII, Issue 3)

Dedication to Paul Erdös……………………………………………………………………92

Editors Page……………………………………………………………………………………93

New Essays

 

  • Tiling and Colorings of 3-Space
    By David Coulson……………………………………………………………………………………102

 

  • A Most Localized 3-Coloring of a Penrose Tiling’s
    By William Paulsen…………………………………………………………………………………117

 

  • Chromatic Number of the Plane and its relatives Part I: The Problem and its History
    By Alexander Soifer…………………………………………………………………………………131

 

Errata……………………………………………………………………………………………149

 

 

Table of Contents

April 2003 (Vol XII, Issue 4)

Editors Page…………………………………………………………………………………156

New Essays

  • On the Number of Points at Distance at Least 1 in the Unit Cube
    By Vojtec Balint and Vojtecj Balint Jr…………………………………………………157
  • Families of Point-Touching Squares
    By Branko Grünbaum…………………………………………………………………167

 

  • Slice Two-Colorings That Forbid Monochromatic Translates of Many Doubletons
    By P.D. Johnson……………………………………………………………………………175

 

  • On Four Point of a Convex Body in Large Relative Distances
    By Zsolt Lanig and Marek Lassak………………………………………………………184

 

  • Chromatic Number of the Plane and its Relatives Part II: Polychromatic Number and 6-Coloring
    By Alexander Soifer………………………………………………………………………………191

 

Combinatorial Games

  • Modular N-Queen
    By Samee Ullah Kahn………………………………………………………………217

Recent Books……………………………………………………………………………222