by Nigel Hitchin
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 J. Lang
Origami is the art of folding sheets of paper into interesting and beautiful shapes. In this text the author presents a variety of techniques for origami geometric constructions. The field has surprising connections to other branches of mathematics.
by Conway, Doyle, Thurston - Rutgers University, Newark
These are notes from an experimental mathematics course entitled Geometry and the Imagination as developed by Conway, Doyle, Thurston and others. The course aims to convey the richness, diversity, connectedness, depth and pleasure of mathematics.
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 Michael Frame, Benoit Mandelbrot, Nial Neger - Yale University
This is an introduction to fractal geometry for students without especially strong mathematical preparation, or any particular interest in science. Each of the topics contains examples of fractals in the arts, humanities, or social sciences.