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The Distant Relations

Thus far we have encountered quite a few different sorts of flexagons, most of which have represented generalizations of the first simple ones. This process of generalizing, or breaking rules intentionally, may lead in still new directions. There are also objects that, though they are not deserving of the name flexagon, still bear a more or less remote resemblance to the flexagons. All of these objects are worth looking into for their own sake. Various such entities will be discussed; it will be clear from each what its relationship to the family of true flexagons is.


Pedro 2001-08-22