June 22, 2003
June 22, 2003
June 25, 2003
8.765.1 - 8.765.6
In this paper, we will describe how one can use technology to provide students with graphical representations and animations as they study certain ideas and well-studied objects of hyperbolic geometry, which have application to web-based data structures. These objects and ideas include the Poincare disk model, distances, midpoints, angles, hyperbolic triangles, reflections about hyperbolic lines, and distance- preserving transformations. With regards to the technology, we will discuss an interactive applet that interfaces Visual Basic and Mathematica and shows graphic representations of the ideas and objects just mentioned.
Gurney, D., & Bankston, D., & Battles, A., & Reyes, E., & Steidley, C. (2003, June), Interfacing Visual Basic And Mathematica To Create An Application For Hyperbolic Geometry Paper presented at 2003 Annual Conference, Nashville, Tennessee. https://peer.asee.org/11421
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