With an expected population of 400 million by 2040, America is morphing into an economic system composed of twenty-three 'megapolitan' areas that will dominate the nation’s economy by midcentury. These 'megapolitan' areas are networks of metropolitan areas sharing common economic, landscape,...
Published January 19th 2012 by APA Planners Press
Mathematical Methods for an Ancient Art, Second Edition
The magnum opus of one of the world’s leading origami artists, the second edition of Origami Design Secrets reveals the underlying concepts of origami and how to create original origami designs. Containing step-by-step instructions for 26 models, this book is not just an origami cookbook or list of...
Published October 4th 2011 by A K Peters/CRC Press
Fifth International Meeting of Origami Science, Mathematics, and Education
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 (...
Published June 20th 2011 by A K Peters/CRC Press
Mathematical Methods for an Ancient Art
Robert J. Lang, one of the worlds foremost origami artists and scientists, presents the never-before-described mathematical and geometric principles that allow anyone to design original origami, something once restricted to an elite few. From the theoretical underpinnings to detailed step-by-step...
Published September 15th 2010 by A K Peters/CRC Press
The connections between origami, mathematics, science, technology, and education have been a topic of considerable interest now for several decades. While many individuals have happened upon discrete connections among these fields during the twentieth century, the field really took off when...
Published August 4th 2009 by A K Peters/CRC Press
Sensory and Motivational Processes
Orienting is the gateway to attention, the first step in processing stimulus information. This volume examines these initial stages of information intake, focusing on the sensory and motivational mechanisms that determine such phenomena as stimulus selection and inhibition, habituation,...
Published May 31st 1997 by Psychology Press