The Mathematical Intelligencer

, Volume 19, Issue 3, pp 55–58 | Cite as

Symmetry and perception: Logos of rotational point-groups induce the feeling of motion

  • Magdolna Hargittai
  • István Hargittai


Rotational Symmetry Transportation Company Railway Company Turbine Wheel Tional Symmetry 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hungarian Academy of Science and Eötvös UniversityBudapestHungary
  2. 2.Budapest Technical UniversityBudapestHungary

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