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Origami 5

Fifth International Meeting of Origami Science, Mathematics, and Education, 1st Edition

Edited by Patsy Wang-Iverson, Robert J. Lang, Mark YIM

A K Peters/CRC Press

668 pages

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Origami5 continues in the excellent tradition of its four previous incarnations, documenting work presented at an extraordinary series of meetings that explored the connections between origami, mathematics, science, technology, education, and other academic fields.The fifth such meeting, 5OSME (July 13-17, 2010, Singapore Management University) fol

Table of Contents

Origami History, Art, and Design: History of Origami in the East and the West before InterfusionDeictic Properties of Origami Technical Terms and Translatability. Betsy Ross Revisited: General Fold and One-Cut Regular and Star Polygons. Reconstructing David Huffman's Legacy in Curved-Crease Folding. Simulation of Nonzero Gaussian Curvature in Origami by Curved-Crease Couplets. Compression and Rotational Limitations of Curved Corrugations. Polygon Symmetry Systems. New Collaboration on Modular Origami and LED. Using the Snapology Technique to Teach Convex Polyhedra. A Systematic Approach to Twirl Design. Oribotics: The Future Unfolds. Origami in Education: Origametria and the van Hiele Theory of Teaching Geometry. Student-Teachers Introduce Origami in Kindergarten and Primary Schools. Narratives of Success: Teaching Origami in Low-Income Urban Communities. Origami and Spatial Thinking of College-Age Students. Close Observation and Reverse Engineering of Origami Models. Origami and Learning Mathematics. Hands-On Geometry with Origami. .My Favorite Origamics Lessons on the Volume of Solids. Origami Science, Engineering, and Technology: Rigid-Foldable Thick Origami. Folding a Patterned Cylinder by Rigid Origami. The Origami Crash Box. Origami Folding: A Structural Engineering Approach. Designing Technical Tessellations. A Simulator for Origami-Inspired Self-Reconfigurable Robots. A CAD System for Diagramming Origami with Prediction of Folding Processes. Development of an Intuitive Algorithm for Diagramming and 3D Animated. Hands-Free Microscale Origami. Foldable Parylene Origami Sheets Covered with Cells: Toward Applications�Mathematics of Origami: Introduction to the Study of Tape Knots. Universal Hinge Patterns for Folding Orthogonal Shapes. A General Method of Drawing Biplanar Crease Patterns. A Design Method for Axisymmetric Curved Origami with Triangular Prism Protrusions. Folding Any Orthogonal Maze. Every Spider Web Has a Simple Flat

About the Editors

Patsy Wang-Iverson is Vice President for Special Projects at the Gabriella and Paul Rosenbaum Foundation. Introduced to origami as a child by her mother, her personal interest in origami merged in recent years with her work in helping to improve students' interest in and success with mathematics. She co-organized, with Eileen Tan and Benjamin Tan, the 2010 Fifth International Meeting on Origami in Science, Mathematics and Education (5OSME) plus a Folding Convention (PLUS!) at the Singapore Management University in Singapore.

Robert J. Lang has been an avid student of origami for some forty years and is now recognized as one of the world's leading masters of the art. He is one of the pioneers of the cross-disciplinary marriage of origami with mathematics and organized the 2006 Fourth International Meeting on Origami in Science, Mathematics, and Education at Caltech. He has consulted on applications of origami to medical devices, air-bag design, and space telescopes, is the author or co-author of twelve books and numerous articles on origami and lectures widely on the connections between origami, mathematics, science, and technology.

Mark Yim is a professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Pennsylvania. Previously, he was a Principal Scientist at the Palo Alto Research Center (formerly Xerox PARC). His group studies modular self-reconfigurable robots and has demonstrated robots that can transform into different shapes, jump, ride tricycles, climb stairs, poles and fences, manipulate objects and reassemble themselves. Collaborative work with researchers at Harvard, MIT and Berkeley include robotic self-folding origami. He has authored over 100 journal and conference papers and over 40 patents on topics ranging from robotics and videogame feedback devices to education and robotic performance art.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MAT000000
MATHEMATICS / General
MAT012000
MATHEMATICS / Geometry / General
MAT025000
MATHEMATICS / Recreations & Games