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Eric Stucky

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Thesis

An Exposition of Kastalyan's Solution of the Dimer Model

Advisor
Arthur T. Benjamin
Second Reader(s)
Maria Klawe

Abstract

In 1961, P.W. Kasteleyn provided a baffling-looking solution to an apparently simple tiling problem: how many ways are there to tile a rectangular region with dominos? We examine his proof, simplifying and clarifying it into this nearly self-contained work.

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