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Affine and metric geometry based on linear algebra

Ernst Snapper

Affine and metric geometry based on linear algebra

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Published by Univ. of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geometry, Algebraic,
  • Geometry, Affine

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ernst Snapper and Robert J. Troyer.
    ContributionsTroyer, Robert J., 1928-, National Science Foundation (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination367 p.
    Number of Pages367
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13542461M
    OCLC/WorldCa11070295


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While emphasizing affine geometry and its basis in Euclidean concepts, the book: Builds an Cited by: On the one hand, affine geometry is Euclidean geometry with congruence left out; on the other hand, affine geometry may be obtained from projective geometry by the designation of a particular line or plane to represent the points at infinity.

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Metric Affine Geometry focuses on linear algebra, which is the source for the axiom systems of all affine and projective geometries, both metric and nonmetric. This book is organized into three chapters. Chapter 1 discusses nonmetric affine geometry, while Chapter 2 reviews inner products of vector spaces.

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