Baiocchi Figures for Polydrafters
A Baiocchi figure is a figure
formed by joining copies of a polyform and having the maximal
symmetry for the polyform's class.
For polydrafters, that means the symmetry of a regular hexagon,
or 6-fold rotary with reflection.
If a polydrafter lacks cell-axial bilateral symmetry,
its Baiocchi figures
must be Galvagni figures or contain Galvagni figures.
Baiocchi proposed the idea in January 2008.
Baiocchi figures first appeared in Erich Friedman's
Math Magic for that month.
Here are minimal known Baiocchi figures for extended polydrafters
with from 1 to 3 cells.
Not all these solutions are uniquely minimal.
Last revised 2020-09-12.
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Col. George Sicherman