Imaging maths - Inside the Klein bottle

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September 2003

Klein Bottle with Construction Blocks

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A practical construction of shapes requires a detailed investigation the geometry and often lead to a long lasting memory. Popular construction blocks are an omnipresent toolkit for this purpose. JavaView provides a visualization algorithm applicable to any surface in 3D to help in such a project.

With any surface select in JavaView a construction block simulation can be invoked using the menu


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