The Axioms Of Descriptive Geometry
by Alfred North Whitehead
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 1914
Number of pages: 96
In the present tract, 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.
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by S. E. Payne - University of Colorado Denver
The present book grew out of notes written for a course by the same name taught by the author during in 2005. Only some basic abstract algebra, linear algebra, and mathematical maturity are the prerequisites for reading this book.
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 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 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.