**Quadratic Forms and Their Applications**

by Andrew Ranicki, et al.

**Publisher**: American Mathematical Society 2000**ISBN/ASIN**: 0821827790**ISBN-13**: 9780821827796**Number of pages**: 314

**Description**:

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.

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(2.7MB, PDF)

## Similar books

**Topics in Geometry**

by

**John O'Connor**-

**University of St Andrews**

Contents: Foundations; Linear groups; Isometries of Rn; Isometries of the line; Isometries of the plane; Isometries in 3 dimensions; Symmetry groups in the plane; Platonic solids; Finite symmetry groups of R3; Full finite symmetry groups in R3; etc.

(

**10409**views)

**Geometry, Topology and Physics**

by

**Maximilian Kreuzer**-

**Technische Universitat Wien**

From the table of contents: Topology (Homotopy, Manifolds, Surfaces, Homology, Intersection numbers and the mapping class group); Differentiable manifolds; Riemannian geometry; Vector bundles; Lie algebras and representations; Complex manifolds.

(

**15598**views)

**Geometry and Group Theory**

by

**Christopher Pope**-

**Texas A&M University**

Lecture notes on Geometry and Group Theory. In this course, we develop the basic notions of Manifolds and Geometry, with applications in physics, and also we develop the basic notions of the theory of Lie Groups, and their applications in physics.

(

**16917**views)

**The Fourth Dimension**

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.

(

**3823**views)