Famous Curves Index
Click on the name of a curve to see its history and some of its associated curves. School of Mathematics and Statistics University of St Andrews, Scotland.

Heart Curve
he heart curve is a closed curve, which has the shape of a heart.
The heart is well known as a figure on playings cards besides diamonds, cross and spades.
If you speak about a heart, you rather mean the heart figure than the heart shaped curve.

Mathematical curves
I collected curves when I was a young boy. Then, the papers rested in a box for decades. But when I found them, I picked the collection up again, some years spending much work on it, some years less.

Visual Dictionary of Special Plane Curves
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