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Lecture 9: Pleat Folding

Description: This lecture introduces the hyperboloic paraboloid, hyparhedra, and the circular pleat. Topics include triangulated folding of the hypar, how paper folds between creases, and Gaussian curvature. Various proofs involving straight creases are given.

Speaker: Erik Demaine

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Fall 2012
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