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Semi-regular Tessellations Regular tessellations use identical regular polygons to fill the plane. The vertices of each polygon must coincide with the vertices of other polygons. You can produce exactly three regular tessellations: Can you convince yourself that there are no more? Semi-regular tessellations (or Archimedean tessellations) have two properties:They are formed by two or more types of regular polygon, each with the same side lengthEach vertex has the same pattern of polygons around it. Here are two examples:
Weierstrass functions Weierstrass functions are famous for being continuous everywhere, but differentiable "nowhere". Here is an example of one: It is not hard to show that this series converges for all x. In fact, it is absolutely convergent. It is also an example of a fourier series, a very important and fun type of series. It can be shown that the function is continuous everywhere, yet is differentiable at no values of x.
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How to Visualize and Compare Distributions There are a lot of ways to show distributions, but for the purposes of this tutorial, I’m only going to cover the more traditional plot types like histograms and box plots. Otherwise, we could be here all night. Plus the basic distribution plots aren’t exactly well-used as it is. Before you get into plotting in R though, you should know what I mean by distribution. It’s basically the spread of a dataset.