**Topics in Finite Geometry: Ovals, Ovoids and Generalized Quadrangles**

by S. E. Payne

**Publisher**: University of Colorado Denver 2007**Number of pages**: 945

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The present book grew out of notes written for a course by the same name taught by the author during the Academic Year 2004 – 2005. Only some basic abstract algebra, linear algebra, and mathematical maturity are the prerequisites for reading this book.

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