Truchet Tiling

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In 1704, Sebastien Truchet considered all possible patterns formed by tilings of right triangles oriented at the four corners of a square.

For a detailed explanation of Truchet Tiling visit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sebastien_Truchet

Press the green "Random Sequence" button to randomly pick a new tiling sequence.

Press the green "Set Sequence" button to enter in a 1 through 4 digit sequence number representing the tiling pattern as described below.

Press the green flag to start tiling.

The tiles are as follows;
1 = upper left corner right triangle
2 = upper right corner right triangle
3 = lower left corner right triangle
4 = lower right corner right triangle

Some interesting sequences to try :
2413
1331
42 (same as 4222)

Post your favorite sequences here.

Note: the above numbers represent a 2 by 2 block of 4 triangluar tiles which tesselate from the lower left corner of the display.

The project is a remix of nevit's Tiling project on which it is based.

Shared: 22 Apr 2010 Modified: 22 Apr 2010
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