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Tiling with arbitrary tiles

Speaker: 
Imre Leader (Cambridge)
Date/Time: 
Mon, 15/01/2018 - 16:30
Room: 
Lecture Theatre 2.10, Laws
Seminar series: 

It is easy to tile the plane with dominoes (2x1 rectangles). It is also easy to tile the plane with trominoes (three 1x1 squares forming an L-shape). Of course, not every shape tiles the plane. What happens when we increase the number of dimensions from two to three, or beyond?