Fundamental Concepts of Geometry

Author: Bruce E. Meserve

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 048615226X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 336

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Demonstrates relationships between different types of geometry. Provides excellent overview of the foundations and historical evolution of geometrical concepts. Exercises (no solutions). Includes 98 illustrations.
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Foundations and Fundamental Concepts of Mathematics

Author: Howard Eves

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 048613220X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 368

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Third edition of popular undergraduate-level text offers historic overview, readable treatment of mathematics before Euclid, Euclid's Elements, non-Euclidean geometry, algebraic structure, formal axiomatics, sets, more. Problems, some with solutions. Bibliography.
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Differential Geometry

Author: Erwin Kreyszig

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486318621

Category: Mathematics

Page: 384

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An introductory textbook on the differential geometry of curves and surfaces in 3-dimensional Euclidean space, presented in its simplest, most essential form. With problems and solutions. Includes 99 illustrations.
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The Geometry of Geodesics

Author: Herbert Busemann

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486154629

Category: Mathematics

Page: 432

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A comprehensive approach to qualitative problems in intrinsic differential geometry, this text examines Desarguesian spaces, perpendiculars and parallels, covering spaces, the influence of the sign of the curvature on geodesics, more. 1955 edition. Includes 66 figures.
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Algebraic Geometry

Author: Solomon Lefschetz

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486154726

Category: Mathematics

Page: 256

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An introduction to algebraic geometry and a bridge between its analytical-topological and algebraical aspects, this text for advanced undergraduate students is particularly relevant to those more familiar with analysis than algebra. 1953 edition.
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Fundamental Concepts of Algebra

Author: Bruce Elwyn Meserve

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486614700

Category: Mathematics

Page: 294

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Uncommonly interesting introduction illuminates complexities of higher mathematics while offering a thorough understanding of elementary mathematics. Covers development of complex number system and elementary theories of numbers, polynomials and operations, determinants, matrices, constructions and graphical representations. Several exercises — without solutions.
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Introduction to Mathematical Thinking

The Formation of Concepts in Modern Mathematics

Author: Friedrich Waismann

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486167429

Category: Mathematics

Page: 272

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Examinations of arithmetic, geometry, and theory of integers; rational and natural numbers; complete induction; limit and point of accumulation; remarkable curves; complex and hypercomplex numbers; more. Includes 27 figures. 1959 edition.
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The Concept of a Riemann Surface

Author: Hermann Weyl

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 048613167X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 208

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This classic on the general history of functions combines function theory and geometry, forming the basis of the modern approach to analysis, geometry, and topology. 1955 edition.
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Linear Algebra and Projective Geometry

Author: Reinhold Baer

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486154661

Category: Mathematics

Page: 336

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Geared toward upper-level undergraduates and graduate students, this text establishes that projective geometry and linear algebra are essentially identical. The supporting evidence consists of theorems offering an algebraic demonstration of certain geometric concepts. 1952 edition.
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Mathematics for the Nonmathematician

Author: Morris Kline

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486316130

Category: Mathematics

Page: 672

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Erudite and entertaining overview follows development of mathematics from ancient Greeks to present. Topics include logic and mathematics, the fundamental concept, differential calculus, probability theory, much more. Exercises and problems.
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