On Maps, Machines and Roaches
to map a simple machine you need more than a flat sheet of paper
TCDSB Gifted Conference, Sidney Smith 2111, 11AM Tuesday February 15, 2005
Based on an M.Sc. thesis by Dori Eldar
We try to map the configuration space of a simple machine, a
six-legged idealized roach, and find that cut-and-paste
topology can be a lot of fun.