Aperiodic Order

Grimm, Uwe (2017). Aperiodic Order. In: Bullett, Shaun; Fearn, Tom and Smith, Frank eds. Dynamical and Complex Systems. LTCC Advanced Mathematics Series (5). London: World Scientific Europe, pp. 41–80.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1142/9781786341044_0002


Order phenomena are ubiquitous in nature. Yet there is no obvious way to define what precisely constitutes order, nor do we know what manifestations of order may exist. This chapter presents a brief introduction to the theory of aperiodic order, concentrating on sequences and tilings.

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