golden section


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the proportional relation between two divisions of line or two dimension of a plane figure such that short : long :: long : (short + long)

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In Griffa's paintings, then, the Golden Section has come to stand for the contingency of human knowledge and experience, as well as our new-found acceptance of that state.
Gold-SA uses the golden section method to make this process the best possible way.
Its significance here is that it is founded on the Golden Section, which gave me a springboard from which to launch expressive free painting gestures.
Cumulative diminuations with Fibonacci approach, golden section and physics.
It is clear, that first irrational maxima must be connected with golden section.
Ukrainian mathematician and engineer Stakhov draws on his four decades of research into Fibonacci numbers and the Golden Section to set out the fundamentals for a new specialty of mathematics, one he believes will eventually revolutionize both the understanding and teaching of mathematics.
For such a unimodal function, a Golden Search minimization [1], also referred to as a Golden Section or Fibonacci minimization, is applicable.
Even the borders on the word processed handout or problem set can be set so that the typing on the page takes up this golden section ratio.
Le Corbusier praised the timeless geometric beauty of the Golden Section, the same proportions that had excited everyone from Vitruvius and Leonardo da Vinci to Leon Battista Alberti and the realist landscape painters of the Italian Renaissance.
You can do it instinctively, but the golden section is a dividing line between two unequal parts, yet it still retains a sense of balance.
The resolution is realized using golden section method.
That is followed by The Golden Section, billed as something which "shatters the limits of human physicality with breathtaking leaps, finely-honed partnering and explosive joy".
The Golden Section is pure physicality with non-stop movement as dancers leap, twist and throw each other around the stage to music by David Byrne.
Twyla Tharp's The Golden Section, a recent addition to the repertoire, is a big smiley work-out in sporty yellow outfits to a typically brittle score by David Byrne, incorporating one of my favourites from the Talking Heads songbook, What a Day That Was.
His theories surrounded triangles, the geometric shapes of the eyes, nose, lips and chin, and the use of the mathematical ratio Phi (not Pi), which is known as the Golden Section or Divine Proportion.