Algebraic Projective Geometry by J. G. SempleAlgebraic Projective Geometry by J. G. Semple

Algebraic Projective Geometry

byJ. G. Semple, G. T. Kneebone

Paperback | December 8, 2003

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Reissued in the Oxford Classic Texts in the Physical Sciences series, and first published in 1952, this book has been recommended to generations of students. It provides a clear and systematic introduction to projective geometry, building on concepts from linear algebra. " [Topics are] presented with a simplicity and clarity of treatment ... This interesting book may be warmly recommended." Mathematical Gazette
J. G. Semple is at King's College, London. G. T. Kneebone is at Royal Holloway and Bedford College, London.
Title:Algebraic Projective GeometryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:412 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.91 inPublished:December 8, 2003Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0198503636

ISBN - 13:9780198503637

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Table of Contents

Part 1: The Origins and Development of Geometrical Knowledge1. The concept of geometry2. The analytical treatment of geometryPart 2: Abstract Projective Geometry3. Projective geometry of one dimension4. Projective geometry of two dimensions5. Conic logic and conic envelopes6. Further properties of conics7. Linear systems of conics8. Higher correspondences: apolarity, and the theory of invariants9. Transformations of the plane10. Projective geometry of three dimensions11. The quadric12. The twisted cubic curve and cubic surfaces13. Linear systems of quadrics14. Linear transformations of space15. Line geometry16. Projective geometry of n dimensions

Editorial Reviews

`[Topics are] presented with a simplicity and clarity of treatment... This interesting book may be warmly recommended.'Mathematical Gazette