## Generalized Penrose
tiling

The following set of pieces show how the Penrose
tiling has three degrees of freedom.

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This shows the transformation rule for a Penrose tiling using arbitrary
rhombs, all sides unit length, with 4 degrees of freedom in arbitrary angles a,
b, c, and d all >0, and a+b<pi, b+c<pi, c+d<pi, a+b+c>pi, and b+c+d>pi. The
designs rotate but cannot flip over. The 5 on the left are the Penrose fat
rhombs, and the 5 on the right are the Penrose thin rhombs..

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Originally posted at pinterest.

The first place I saw the substitution tiling for the Penrose tiling was in Matching Rules and
Substitution Tilings page 61 by Chaim
Goodman-Strauss.

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