**Euclid and His Twentieth Century Rivals**

by Nathaniel Miller

2007**Number of pages**: 124

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Nathaniel Miller discusses the history of diagrams in Euclidean Geometry, develops a formal system for working with them, and concludes that they can indeed be used rigorously. Miller also introduces a diagrammatic computer proof system, based on this formal system.

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