by Nigel Hitchin
Number of pages: 74
Projective geometry started life over 500 years ago in the study of perspective drawing: the distance between two points on the artist’s canvas does not represent the true distance between the objects they represent so that Euclidean distance is not the right concept.
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by Robert Sharpley - University of South Carolina
This course is a study of modern geometry as a logical system based upon postulates and undefined terms. Projective geometry, theorems of Desargues and Pappus, transformation theory, affine geometry, Euclidean, non-Euclidean geometries, topology.
by Derrick Norman Lehmer - Project Gutenberg
The book gives, in a simple way, the essentials of synthetic projective geometry. Enough examples have been provided to give the student a clear grasp of the theory. The student should have a thorough grounding in ordinary elementary geometry.
by Sigurdur Helgason - Birkhauser Boston
The Radon transform is an important topic in integral geometry which deals with the problem of expressing a function on a manifold in terms of its integrals over certain submanifolds. Solutions to such problems have a wide range of applications.
by Alfred North Whitehead - Cambridge University Press
In this book, after the statement of the axioms, the ideas considered are those concerning the association of Projective and Descriptive Geometry by means of ideal points, point to point correspondence, congruence, distance, and metrical geometry.