Rated Symmetry Examples

 
           
 

 

Distinct elements in each motif: 11
Symmetry within motif: Reflection
Type of symmetry: Rotation
Number of repeats: 12
Interest = 11/(2.5)(1)(12) = .37
Interpretation: Boring
   
           
    Distinct elements in each motif: 15
Symmetry within motif: Reflection
Type of symmetry: Reflection
Number of repeats: 4
Interest = 15/(2.5)(2.5)(4) = .6
Interpretation: Boring
   
           
    Distinct elements in each motif: 5
Symmetry within motif: None
Type of symmetry: Rotation
Number of repeats: 3
Interest = 5/(1)(1)(3) = 1.7
Interpretation: Patterned
   
           
    Distinct elements in each motif: 8
Symmetry within motif: None
Type of symmetry: Rotation
Number of repeats: 2
Interest = 8/(1)(1)(2) = 4
Interpretation: Interestingly Patterned
   
           
    Distinct elements in each motif: 20
Symmetry within motif: None
Type of symmetry: Reflection
Number of repeats: 4
Interest = 20/(1)(2.5)(4) = 2
Interpretation: Patterned
   
           
    Distinct elements in each motif: 80
Symmetry within motif: Reflection
Type of symmetry: Reflection
Number of repeats: 4
Interest = 80/(2.5)(2.5)(4) = 3.2
Interpretation: Interestingly Patterned
   
           
    Distinct elements in each motif: 56
Symmetry within motif: Translation
Type of symmetry: Translation
Number of repeats: 2
Interest = 56/(5)(5)(2) = 2.8
Interpretation: Interestingly Patterned
   
           
    Distinct elements in each motif: 24
Symmetry within motif: Glide Reflection
Type of symmetry: Translation
Number of repeats: 6
Interest = 24/(1)(5)(6) = .8
Interpretation: Boring
   
     
    Distinct elements in each motif: 7
Symmetry within motif: None
Type of symmetry: Reflection
Number of repeats: 2
Interest = 7/(1)(2.5)(2) = 1.4
Interpretation: Patterned
   
     
    Distinct elements in each motif: 90
Symmetry within motif: None
Type of symmetry: Reflection
Number of repeats: 4
Interest = 90/(1)(2.5)(4) = 9
Interpretation: Disturbingly Patterned
   

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