Quadratic Forms and Their Applications
by Andrew Ranicki, et al.
Publisher: American Mathematical Society 2000
Number of pages: 314
This volume outlines the proceedings of the conference on "Quadratic Forms and Their Applications" held at University College Dublin. It includes survey articles and research papers ranging from applications in topology and geometry to the algebraic theory of quadratic forms and its history. Various aspects of the use of quadratic forms in algebra, analysis, topology, geometry, and number theory are addressed.
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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 Wong Yan Loi - National University of Singapore
Contents: A Brief History of Greek Mathematics; Basic Results in Book I of the Elements; Triangles; Quadrilaterals; Concurrence; Collinearity; Circles; Using Coordinates; Inversive Geometry; Models and Basic Results of Hyperbolic Geometry.
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 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.