Topics in Finite Geometry: Ovals, Ovoids and Generalized Quadrangles
by S. E. Payne
Publisher: University of Colorado Denver 2007
Number of pages: 945
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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by L. Henkin, P. Suppes, A. Tarski - North Holland Publishing Company
The volume naturally divides into three parts. Part I consists of 14 papers on the foundations of geometry, Part II of 14 papers on the foundations of physics, and Part III of five papers on general problems and applications of the axiomatic method.
by Maximilian Kreuzer - Technische Universitat Wien
From the table of contents: Topology (Homotopy, Manifolds, Surfaces, Homology, Intersection numbers and the mapping class group); Differentiable manifolds; Riemannian geometry; Vector bundles; Lie algebras and representations; Complex manifolds.
by Nigel Hitchin
The techniques of projective geometry provide the technical underpinning for perspective drawing and in particular for the modern version of the Renaissance artist, who produces the computer graphics we see every day on the web.
by John O'Connor - University of St Andrews
Contents: Foundations; Linear groups; Isometries of Rn; Isometries of the line; Isometries of the plane; Isometries in 3 dimensions; Symmetry groups in the plane; Platonic solids; Finite symmetry groups of R3; Full finite symmetry groups in R3; etc.