Algebraic Projective Geometry

Paperback | December 8, 2003

byJ. G. Semple, G. T. Kneebone

not yet rated|write a review
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

Pricing and Purchase Info

$107.50

Ships within 1-3 weeks
Ships free on orders over $25

From the Publisher

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 treatm...

J. G. Semple is at King's College, London. G. T. Kneebone is at Royal Holloway and Bedford College, London.

other books by J. G. Semple

Today Will Be Different
Today Will Be Different

Hardcover|Oct 4 2016

$28.97 online$35.00list price(save 17%)
Where'd You Go, Bernadette: A Novel
Where'd You Go, Bernadette: A Novel

Paperback|Apr 2 2013

$16.36 online$20.99list price(save 22%)
see all books by J. G. Semple
Format: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

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Algebraic Projective Geometry

Reviews

Extra Content

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