Flavors of Geometry
by Silvio Levy
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 1997
Number of pages: 208
This book collects accessible lectures on four geometrically flavored fields of mathematics that have experienced great development in recent years: hyperbolic geometry, dynamics in several complex variables, convex geometry, and volume estimation. Each lecture course start with elementary concepts, proceeds through highlights of the field, and concludes with a taste of advanced material.
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by Charles Howard Hinton - S. Sonnenschein & Co.
C. H. Hinton discusses the subject of the higher dimensionality of space, his aim being to avoid mathematical subtleties and technicalities, and thus enable his argument to be followed by readers who are not sufficiently conversant with mathematics.
by E O Harriss - Mathematicians.org.uk
Contents: Background Material (Euclidean Space, Delone Sets, Z-modules and lattices); Tilings of the plane (Periodic, Aperiodic, Penrose Tilings, Substitution Rules and Tiling, Matching Rules); Symbolic and Geometric tilings of the line.
by J. E. Goodman, J. Pach, E. Welzl - Cambridge University Press
This volume includes articles exploring geometric arrangements, polytopes, packing, covering, discrete convexity, geometric algorithms and their complexity, and the combinatorial complexity of geometric objects, particularly in low dimension.
by John C. Polking - Rice University
We are interested here in the geometry of an ordinary sphere. In plane geometry we study points, lines, triangles, polygons, etc. On the sphere there are no straight lines. Therefore it is natural to use great circles as replacements for lines.