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There is no doubt about the fact that our daily lives consistently revolve around mathematics. Whether one knows it or not, just about everything that is seen and felt throughout the day involves some kind of...

Too hip to be square, *Geometric Origami* takes the art of paper folding to stunning new heights.

A sophisticated new origami kit for advanced paper-folding enthusiasts, *Geometric Origami* takes paper art to spectacular...

Well-illustrated, practical approach to creating star-faced spherical forms that can serve as basic structures for geodesic domes. Complete instructions for making models from circular bands of paper with just...

This undergraduate text develops the geometry of plane and space, leading up to conics and quadrics, within the context of metrical, affine, and projective transformations. 1953 edition.

This classic text explores the geometry of the triangle and the circle, concentrating on extensions of Euclidean theory, and examining in detail many relatively recent theorems. 1929 edition.

An intriguing look at the "impossible" geometric constructions (those that defy completion with just a ruler and a compass), this book covers angle trisection and circle division. 1970 edition.

This introduction to Euclidean geometry emphasizes transformations, particularly isometries and similarities. Suitable for undergraduate courses, it includes numerous examples, many with detailed answers. 1972...

Definitive treatment of important subject in modern mathematics. Covers split semi-simple Lie algebras, universal enveloping algebras, classification of irreducible modules, automorphisms, simple Lie algebras...

College-level text for elementary courses covers the fifth postulate, hyperbolic plane geometry and trigonometry, and elliptic plane geometry and trigonometry. Appendixes offer background on Euclidean geometry....

This text examines fundamental and general existence theorems, along with uniqueness theorems and Picard iterants, and applies them to properties of solutions and linear differential equations. 1954 edition....

This single-volume compilation of 2 books explores the construction of geometric proofs. It offers useful criteria for determining correctness and presents examples of faulty proofs that illustrate common errors....

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...

One of the most beautiful aspects of geometry. Information on general properties, derived curves, geometric and analytic properties of each curve. 89 illus.

Geared toward advanced undergraduates and graduate students, this text covers the coordinate system, planes and lines, spheres, homogeneous coordinates, general equations, quadric in Cartesian coordinates, and...

This accessible approach features stereometric and planimetric proofs, and elementary proofs employing only the simplest properties of the plane. A short history of geometry precedes the systematic exposition....

Highlighted by numerous examples, this book explores methods of the projective geometry of the plane. Examines the conic, the general equation of the 2nd degree, and the relationship between Euclidean and projective...

This influential work defines the concept of surface curvature and presents the important theorem stating that the "Gauss curvature" is invariant under arbitrary isometric deformation of a curved surface. 1902...

This fine and versatile introduction begins with the theorems common to Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometry, and then it addresses the specific differences that constitute elliptic and hyperbolic geometry....

Renowned for its lucid yet meticulous exposition, this classic allows students to follow the development of non-Euclidean geometry from a fundamental analysis of the concept of parallelism to more advanced topics....

This study presents the concepts and contributions from before the Alexandrian Age through to Fermat and Descartes, and on through Newton and Euler to the "Golden Age," from 1789 to 1850. 1956 edition. Analytical...

Clear, thorough account, without complicated mathematics, explains geometric and zone plate holography and the different types of holograms, along with step-by-step instructions for making holograms. 116 illustrations....

This text examines the 3 classical geometries and their relationship to general geometric structures, with particular focus on affine geometry, projective metrics, non-Euclidean geometry, and spatial geometry....

*Fundamental Concepts of Geometry* demonstrates in a clear and lucid manner the relationships of several types of geometry to one another. This highly regarded work is a superior teaching text, especially valuable...

This introduction to algebraic geometry makes particular reference to the operation of inversion. Topics include Euclidean group; inversion; quadratics; finite inversive groups; parabolic, hyperbolic, and elliptic...

This classic textbook introduces linear operators in Hilbert Space, and presents the geometry of Hilbert space and the spectral theory of unitary and self-adjoint operators. Invaluable for every mathematician...

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....

Introductory text for advanced undergraduates and graduate students presents systematic study of the topological structure of smooth manifolds, starting with elements of theory and concluding with method of...

Concise yet comprehensive, this treatment of extremal graph theory is appropriate for undergraduate and graduate students and features numerous exercises and complete proofs. 1978 edition.

Classic monograph offers a brief account of the invariant theory connected with a single quadratic differential form. Includes historical overview; methods of Christoffel, Lie, Maschke; and geometrical, dynamical...

This text employs vector methods to explore the classical theory of curves and surfaces. Topics include basic theory of tensor algebra, tensor calculus, calculus of differential forms, and elements of Riemannian...

This classic text, written by a distinguished mathematician and teacher, focuses on a fundamental theory of geometry. Topics include all types of Pythagorean triangles.

Rich selection of 100 practice problems — with hints and solutions — for students preparing for the William Lowell Putnam and other undergraduate-level mathematical competitions. Features real numbers, differential...

Newly updated accessible study covers parametric and non-parametric surfaces, isothermal parameters, Bernstein’s theorem, much more, including such recent developments as new work on Plateau’s problem and...

A coherent, well-organized look at the basis of quantum statistics’ computational methods, the determination of the mean values of occupation numbers, the foundations of the statistics of photons and material...

This comprehensive treatment features analytic formulas, enabling precise formulation of geometric facts, and it covers geometric manifolds and transformations, concluding with a systematic discussion of fundamentals....

Twenty-two essays examine the fourth dimension: how it may be studied, its relationship to non-Euclidean geometry, analogues to three-dimensional space, its absurdities and curiosities, and its simpler properties....

Created especially for graduate students by a leading writer on mathematics, this introduction to the geometry of curves and surfaces concentrates on problems that students will find most helpful.

The great work that founded analytical geometry. Includes the original French text, Descartes' own diagrams, and the definitive Smith-Latham translation. "The greatest single step ever made in the progress of...

Geared toward readers unfamiliar with complex numbers, this text explains how to solve problems that frequently arise in the applied sciences and emphasizes constructions related to algebraic operations. 1956...

Major survey offers comprehensive, coherent discussions of analytic geometry, algebra, differential equations, calculus of variations, functions of a complex variable, prime numbers, linear and non-Euclidean...

This text contains an elementary introduction to continuous groups and differential invariants; an extensive treatment of groups of motions in euclidean, affine, and riemannian geometry; more. Includes exercises...

A Nobel Laureate relates the fascinating story of Einstein and relativity theory in well-illustrated, nontechnical terms, discussing the meaning of time, gravity and its effect on light, the curving of space-time,...

Newly enlarged classic covers basic concepts and terminology, lucid discussions of geometric symmetry, other symmetries and approximate symmetry, symmetry in nature, in science, more. Solutions to problems....

Well-conceived text with many special features covers functions and graphs, straight lines and conic sections, new coordinate systems, the derivative, much more. Many examples, exercises, practice problems,...

Fascinating, accessible introduction to unusual mathematical system in which distance is not measured by straight lines. Illustrated topics include applications to urban geography and comparisons to Euclidean...

Illuminating, widely praised book on analytic geometry of circles, the Moebius transformation, and 2-dimensional non-Euclidean geometries.

This text provides a historical perspective on plane geometry and covers non-neutral Euclidean geometry, circles and regular polygons, projective geometry, symmetries, inversions, informal topology, and more....

Collection of nearly 200 unusual problems dealing with congruence and parallelism, the Pythagorean theorem, circles, area relationships, Ptolemy and the cyclic quadrilateral, collinearity and concurrency and...

Introduction to vector algebra in the plane; circles and coaxial systems; mappings of the Euclidean plane; similitudes, isometries, Moebius transformations, much more. Includes over 500 exercises.

**They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks. But what about relativity?**

Physics professor Chad Orzel and his inquisitive canine companion, Emmy, tackle the concepts of general relativity in this irresistible...