Shaping Space pp 211-216 | Cite as

Duality of Polyhedra

  • Branko Grünbaum
  • G. C. Shephard


The expression “mathematical folklore” refers to the results that most mathematicians take for granted, but which may never have been proved to be true. (Indeed, some of them are not true.) It is widely believed that the first person to call attention to this phenomenon was the French mathematician Jean Dieudonné.


Convex Polyhedron Convexity Property French Mathematician Encourage Sign Projective Duality 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA
  2. 2.School of MathematicsUniversity of East AngliaNorwichUK

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