Bees, Pomegranates and Parallelohedra

  • Jin Akiyama
  • Kiyoko Matsunaga


Let's start our discussion with this box which I intend to fill in with as many cans as possible. Look, it is filled with 40 cans already (Fig. 13.1.1). But I'd still like to add one more can in here [1, 16]. It looks like fully packed already, but can I squeeze in one more can? What do you think?


Voronoi Diagram Code Word Sphere Packing Regular Hexagon Pomegranate Seed 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jin Akiyama
    • 1
  • Kiyoko Matsunaga
    • 2
  1. 1.Tokyo University of ScienceTokyoJapan
  2. 2.YokohamaJapan

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