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5 21 honeycomb

In geometry, the 521 honeycomb is a uniform tessellation of 8-dimensional Euclidean space. [1]

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Coxeter group

In mathematics, a Coxeter group, named after H. S. M. Coxeter, is an abstract group that admits a formal description in terms of reflections (or kaleidoscopic mirrors).

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Coxeter–Dynkin diagram

In geometry, a Coxeter–Dynkin diagram (or Coxeter diagram, Coxeter graph) is a graph with numerically labeled edges (called branches) representing the spatial relations between a collection of mirrors (or reflecting hyperplanes).

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Cross-polytope

In geometry, a cross-polytope, orthoplex, hyperoctahedron, or cocube is a regular, convex polytope that exists in any number of dimensions.

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E8 lattice

In mathematics, the E8 lattice is a special lattice in R8.

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Face (geometry)

In solid geometry, a face is a flat (planar) surface that forms part of the boundary of a solid object; a three-dimensional solid bounded exclusively by flat faces is a polyhedron.

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Geometry

Geometry (from the γεωμετρία; geo- "earth", -metron "measurement") is a branch of mathematics concerned with questions of shape, size, relative position of figures, and the properties of space.

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Gosset–Elte figures

In geometry, the Gosset–Elte figures, named by Coxeter after Thorold Gosset and E. L. Elte, are a group of uniform polytopes which are not regular, generated by a Wythoff construction with mirrors all related by order-2 and order-3 dihedral angles.

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Harold Scott MacDonald Coxeter

Harold Scott MacDonald "Donald" Coxeter, FRS, FRSC, (February 9, 1907 – March 31, 2003) was a British-born Canadian geometer.

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Hyperplane

In geometry a hyperplane is a subspace of one dimension less than its ambient space.

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Kissing number problem

In geometry, a kissing number is defined as the number of non-overlapping unit spheres that can be arranged such that they each touch another given unit sphere.

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Messenger of Mathematics

The Messenger of Mathematics is a defunct mathematics journal.

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Norman Johnson (mathematician)

Norman W. Johnson (born November 12, 1930) is a mathematician, previously at Wheaton College, Norton, Massachusetts.

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Regular polytope

In mathematics, a regular polytope is a polytope whose symmetry is transitive on its flags, thus giving it the highest degree of symmetry.

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Regular Polytopes (book)

Regular Polytopes is a mathematical geometry book written by Canadian mathematician H.S.M. Coxeter.

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Schläfli symbol

In geometry, the Schläfli symbol is a notation of the form that defines regular polytopes and tessellations.

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Semiregular polytope

In geometry, by Thorold Gosset's definition a semiregular polytope is usually taken to be a polytope that is vertex-uniform and has all its facets being regular polytopes.

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Simplex

In geometry, a simplex (plural: simplexes or simplices) is a generalization of the notion of a triangle or tetrahedron to arbitrary dimensions.

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Sphere packing

In geometry, a sphere packing is an arrangement of non-overlapping spheres within a containing space.

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Tetrahedron

In geometry, a tetrahedron (plural: tetrahedra or tetrahedrons) is a polyhedron composed of four triangular faces, three of which meet at each corner or vertex.

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Thorold Gosset

John Herbert de Paz Thorold Gosset (16 October 1869 – December 1962) was an English lawyer and an amateur mathematician.

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Triangle

A triangle is a polygon with three edges and three vertices.

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Uniform honeycomb

In geometry, a uniform honeycomb or uniform tessellation or infinite uniform polytope, is a vertex-transitive honeycomb made from uniform polytope facets.

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Uniform k 21 polytope

In geometry, a uniform k21 polytope is a polytope in k + 4 dimensions constructed from the ''E''''n'' Coxeter group, and having only regular polytope facets.

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Vertex arrangement

In geometry, a vertex arrangement is a set of points in space described by their relative positions.

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Vertex figure

In geometry a vertex figure is, broadly speaking, the figure exposed when a corner of a polyhedron or polytope is sliced off.

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Wythoff construction

In geometry, a Wythoff construction, named after mathematician Willem Abraham Wythoff, is a method for constructing a uniform polyhedron or plane tiling.

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1 22 polytope

In 6-dimensional geometry, the 122 polytope is a uniform polytope, constructed from the E6 group.

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1 52 honeycomb

In geometry, the 152 honeycomb is a uniform tessellation of 8-dimensional Euclidean space.

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2 21 polytope

In 6-dimensional geometry, the 221 polytope is a uniform 6-polytope, constructed within the symmetry of the E6 group.

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2 51 honeycomb

In 8-dimensional geometry, the 251 honeycomb is a space-filling uniform tessellation.

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3 21 polytope

In 7-dimensional geometry, the 321 polytope is a uniform 7-polytope, constructed within the symmetry of the E7 group.

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4 21 polytope

In 8-dimensional geometry, the 421 is a semiregular uniform 8-polytope, constructed within the symmetry of the E8 group.

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5-cell

In geometry, the 5-cell is a four-dimensional object bounded by 5 tetrahedral cells.

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5-demicube

In five-dimensional geometry, a demipenteract or 5-demicube is a semiregular 5-polytope, constructed from a 5-hypercube (penteract) with alternated vertices truncated.

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5-simplex

In five-dimensional geometry, a 5-simplex is a self-dual regular 5-polytope.

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6-simplex

In geometry, a 6-simplex is a self-dual regular 6-polytope.

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7-simplex

In 7-dimensional geometry, a 7-simplex is a self-dual regular 7-polytope.

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8-demicubic honeycomb

The 8-demicubic honeycomb, or demiocteractic honeycomb is a uniform space-filling tessellation (or honeycomb) in Euclidean 8-space.

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8-orthoplex

In geometry, an 8-orthoplex or 8-cross polytope is a regular 8-polytope with 16 vertices, 112 edges, 448 triangle faces, 1120 tetrahedron cells, 1792 5-cells 4-faces, 1792 5-faces, 1024 6-faces, and 256 7-faces.

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8-simplex

In geometry, an 8-simplex is a self-dual regular 8-polytope.

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8-simplex honeycomb

In eighth-dimensional Euclidean geometry, the 8-simplex honeycomb is a space-filling tessellation (or honeycomb).

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/5_21_honeycomb

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