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Geometric name of sage logo? Existence of dual?

asked 2010-09-04 08:07:00 -0500

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updated 2015-01-14 03:54:59 -0500

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What is the name of the object in the sage logo?

Does it have a geometric dual?

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answered 2010-09-05 09:32:17 -0500

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The sage logo is a hand-drawn SVG graphic by sirio puchet. You can interpret it as some sort of graph, but there is no meaning behind it. The main purpose is to have something visual to associate with sage that is not used by similar products.

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Huh. I guess it's not an icosahedron, you're right... but it would be nice to have something real. What about the 4-permutahedron? That looks nice. Though I do love this graphic.

kcrisman gravatar imagekcrisman ( 2010-09-05 15:59:06 -0500 )edit

If we're voting for logos, I'm for the 5-associahedron, with second choice the 4-permutahedron!

niles gravatar imageniles ( 2010-09-07 04:53:00 -0500 )edit

Thx niles, that 5-associahedron has an interesting dual(!)

ccanonc gravatar imageccanonc ( 2010-09-07 06:15:03 -0500 )edit

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