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pst-cox – Drawing regular complex polytopes with PSTricks

Pst-cox is a PSTricks pack­age for draw­ing 2-di­men­sional pro­jec­tions of com­plex reg­u­lar poly­topes (af­ter the work of Cox­eter).

The pack­age con­sists of a macro li­brary for draw­ing the pro­jec­tions. The com­plex poly­topes ap­pear in the study of the root sys­tems and play a cru­cial role in many do­mains re­lated to math­e­mat­ics and physics. Th­ese poly­topes have been com­pletely de­scribed by Cox­eter in his book “Reg­u­lar Com­plex Poly­topes”.

There ex­ist only a fi­nite num­bers of ex­cep­tional reg­u­lar com­plex poly­topes (for ex­am­ple the icosa­he­dron) and some in­fi­nite se­ries (for ex­am­ple, one can con­struct a multi-di­men­sional ana­logue of the hy­per­cube in any fi­nite di­men­sion).

The li­brary con­tains two pack­ages. The first, pst-cox­coor, is de­voted to the ex­cep­tional com­plex reg­u­lar poly­topes whose co­or­di­nates have been pre-com­puted. The sec­ond, pst-cox­eterp, is de­voted to the in­fi­nite se­ries.

Sources/graphics/pstricks/contrib/pst-cox
Doc­u­men­ta­tion
Home pagehttp://melu­sine.eu.org/syra­cuse/pstricks/pst-cox/
Ver­sion0.98 Beta
Li­censeGNU Li­brary Gen­eral Public Li­cense
Main­tainerJean-Gabriel Luque
Con­tained inTeXlive as pst-cox
MikTeX as pst-cox
Topics sup­port for type­set­ting math­e­mat­ics
sup­port for type­set­ting physics doc­u­ments
pack­age us­ing PStricks for graph­i­cal out­put

Down­load the con­tents of this pack­age in one zip archive (1.3M).

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