Dancing Mathematics and the Mathematics of Dance

Belcastro, Sarah-Marie; Schaffer, Karl
February 2011
Math Horizons;Feb2011, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p16
The article examines the significant relationship between the mathematics and dance. It explores the mathematical ideas involved in each dance tradition including symmetry, geometry of the moving body and the topology of links between dancers. Moreover, it also discusses the use of mathematics in dealing with the choreographic issues.


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