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Polyominoes:
Puzzles, Patterns, Problems, and Packings
Solomon W. Golomb

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface to the Revised Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Ch. 1Polyominoes and Checkerboards3
Ch. 2Patterns and Polyominoes12
Ch. 3Where Pentominoes Will Not Fit20
Ch. 4Backtracking and Impossible Constructions30
Ch. 5Some Theorems about Counting43
Ch. 6Bigger Polyominoes and Higher Dimensions70
Ch. 7Generalizations of Polyominoes85
Ch. 8Tiling Rectangles with Polyominoes97
Ch. 9Some Truly Remarkable Results111
Appendix A. Answers to Exercises in Chapter 5127
Appendix B. Problem Compendium133
Appendix C. Golomb's Twelve Pentomino Problems146
Appendix D. Klamer's Konstant and the Enumeration of N-Ominoes152
Glossary155
Bibliography for the First Edition160
Comprehensive Bibliography162
Name Index183

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