# tilings: substitution tilings

Substitution tilings. The term substitution, in connection with tilings, describes a simple but powerful method to produce tilings with many interesting properties.

The main idea is to use a finite set of building blocks called prototiles, an expanding linear map (the inflation factor), and a rule how to dissect each scaled tile into copies of the original prototiles.

For some examples of substitution tilings, and a glossary of terminology,
see the *tilings encyclopedia*
at http://tilings.math.uni-bielefeld.de/

Versions [RSS] [faq] | 0.1 |
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Dependencies | base (>=4 && <6) [details] |

License | BSD-3-Clause |

Author | Claude Heiland-Allen |

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Category | Math |

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