Bibliography: p. 267-268.
|Statement||[by] John W. Blattner.|
|Series||Holden-Day series in mathematics|
|LC Classifications||QA554 .B53|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 297 p.|
|Number of Pages||297|
|LC Control Number||69010047|
: Projective Plane Geometry: 8vo, hardback, xii + pp. Good condition. No dustwrapper. General wear, bumped, spine slightly cocked, remainder mark at lower page edges, several small marks, mild foxing to text block edges. Pictures available on request. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. This book teaches the basics of projective geometry from an abstract and axiomatic approach. The book claims that any bright highschool student should be able to understand it, but it's more likely that a 3rd year undergraduate math major will have difficulty digesting the book by by: Projective plane geometry by John W. Blattner, , Holden-Day edition,Cited by: 7.
Projective plane geometry (Holden-Day series in mathematics) Unknown Binding – January 1, by John W Blattner (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: John W Blattner. Projective geometry is simpler: its constructions require only a ruler. In projective geometry one never measures anything, instead, one relates one set of points to another by a projectivity. The first two chapters of this book introduce the important concepts of the subject and provide the logical foundations/5(8). Master MOSIG Introduction to Projective Geometry A B C A B C R R R Figure The projective space associated to R3 is called the projective plane P2. De nition (Algebraic De nition) A point of a real projective space Pn is represented by a vector of real coordinates X = [x. Richter-Gebert has has recently written an encyclopaedic book containing an amazing wealth of material on projective geometry, starting with nine (!) proofs of Pappos's theorem. The book examines some very unexpected topics like the use of tensor calculus in projective geometry, building on research by computer scientist Jim Blinn.
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