Skip to Main content Skip to Navigation
Documents associated with scientific events

Enumerating tilings of triply-periodic minimal surfaces with rotational symmetries

Benedikt Kolbe 1 Myfanwy Evans 2
1 GAMBLE - Geometric Algorithms and Models Beyond the Linear and Euclidean realm
Inria Nancy - Grand Est, LORIA - ALGO - Department of Algorithms, Computation, Image and Geometry
Abstract : We present a technique for the enumeration of all isotopically distinct ways of tiling, with disks, a hyperbolic surface of finite genus, possibly nonorientable and with punctures and boundary. This provides a generalization of the enumeration of Delaney-Dress combinatorial tiling theory on the basis of isotopic tiling theory. To accomplish this, we derive representations of the mapping class group of the orbifold associated to the symmetry group of the tiling under consideration as a set of algebraic operations on certain generators of the symmetry group. We derive explicit descriptions of certain subgroups of mapping class groups and of tilings as embedded graphs on orbifolds. We further use this explicit description to present an algorithm that we illustrate by producing an array of examples of isotopically distinct tilings of the hyperbolic plane with symmetries generated by rotations that are commensurate with the prominent Primitive, Diamond and Gyroid triply-periodic minimal surfaces, outlining how the approach yields an unambiguous enumeration. We also present the corresponding 3-periodic graphs on these surfaces.
Document type :
Documents associated with scientific events
Complete list of metadatas

Cited literature [33 references]  Display  Hide  Download


https://hal.inria.fr/hal-02961522
Contributor : Benedikt Kolbe <>
Submitted on : Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 3:05:08 PM
Last modification on : Friday, October 9, 2020 - 3:34:16 AM

Files

Enumerating_isotopic_tiling_th...
Files produced by the author(s)

Identifiers

  • HAL Id : hal-02961522, version 1

Collections

Citation

Benedikt Kolbe, Myfanwy Evans. Enumerating tilings of triply-periodic minimal surfaces with rotational symmetries. EuroCG 2020- 36th European Workshop on Computational Geometry, 2020, Würzburg, Germany. ⟨hal-02961522⟩

Share

Metrics

Record views

17

Files downloads

49