Graduate Student Colloquium: Ken Millett (UCSB), 'Dihedral Symmetries in Two and Three Dimensions'

Event Date: 

Thursday, April 3, 2014 -
3:30pm to 4:30pm

Event Location: 

  • 6635 South Hall

Event Contact: 

Daryl Cooper

Email: cooper@math.ucsb.edu

We encounter dihedral groups early on in mathematics. We will explore these fundamentals symmetries in nature, knot theory, and in art. Especially, we will describe their presence in the work of Leonardo da Vinci and discuss what they have to tell us.