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Illustrating Mathematics using 3D Printers

Knill, Oliver; Slavkovsky, Elizabeth;
Open Access English
  • Published: 24 Jun 2013
Abstract
3D printing technology can help to visualize proofs in mathematics. In this document we aim to illustrate how 3D printing can help to visualize concepts and mathematical proofs. As already known to educators in ancient Greece, models allow to bring mathematics closer to the public. The new 3D printing technology makes the realization of such tools more accessible than ever. This is an updated version of a paper included in book Low-Cost 3D Printing for science, education and Sustainable Development, ICTP, 2013 edited by Carlo Fonda Enrique Canessa and Marco Zennaro.
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMethodologies_DOCUMENTANDTEXTPROCESSING
free text keywords: Mathematics - History and Overview, 97U99, 97Q60
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