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 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 Oleg A. Belyaev - Moscow State University
A continually updated book devoted to rigorous axiomatic exposition of the basic concepts of geometry. Self-contained comprehensive treatment with detailed proofs should make this book both accessible and useful to a wide audience of geometry lovers.
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This volume includes papers ranging from applications in topology and geometry to the algebraic theory of quadratic forms. Various aspects of the use of quadratic forms in algebra, analysis, topology, geometry, and number theory are addressed.