Topics in Geometry
by John O'Connor
Publisher: University of St Andrews 2003
Contents: Foundations; The linear groups; Examples of linear groups; Isometries of Rn; Isometries of the line; Isometries of the plane; Isometries in 3 dimensions; Symmetry groups in the plane; Frieze groups; Platonic solids; Finite symmetry groups of R3; Full finite symmetry groups in R3; Affine geometry; Affine theorems; Similarity geometry; Projective spaces; etc.
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