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A Course in Modern Geometries

Author: Judith N Cederberg
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer New York, 2001.
Series: Undergraduate texts in mathematics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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A Course in Modern Geometries is designed for a junior-senior level course for mathematics majors, including those who plan to teach in secondary school. Chapter 1 presents several finite geometries in an axiomatic framework. Chapter 2 continues the synthetic approach as it introduces Euclid's geometry and ideas of non-Euclidean geometry. In Chapter 3, a new introduction to symmetry and hands-on explorations of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Judith N Cederberg
ISBN: 9781475734904 1475734905
OCLC Number: 851784153
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 444 pages)
Contents: Axiomatic systems and finite geometries --
Non-Euclidean geometry --
Geometric transformations of the Euclidean plane --
Projective geometry --
Chaos to symmetry: an introduction to fractal geometry.
Series Title: Undergraduate texts in mathematics.
Responsibility: by Judith N. Cederberg.

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Chapter 4 presents plane projective geometry both synthetically and analytically, and the new Chapter 5 uses a descriptive and exploratory approach to introduce chaos theory and fractal geometry,  Read more...

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Second EditionJ. N. CederbergA Course in Modern Geometries"Cederberg's book has the virtue of exceptionally clear exposition and at the same time, it is brief enough not to exhaust one's patience . . Read more...

 
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