An Algebraic Approach to Geometry (Geometric Trilogy, Volume by Francis Borceux

By Francis Borceux

It is a unified remedy of a few of the algebraic methods to geometric areas. The research of algebraic curves within the complicated projective airplane is the ordinary hyperlink among linear geometry at an undergraduate point and algebraic geometry at a graduate point, and it's also a huge subject in geometric functions, reminiscent of cryptography.

380 years in the past, the paintings of Fermat and Descartes led us to check geometric difficulties utilizing coordinates and equations. at the present time, this can be the most well-liked approach of dealing with geometrical difficulties. Linear algebra offers an effective instrument for learning all of the first measure (lines, planes) and moment measure (ellipses, hyperboloids) geometric figures, within the affine, the Euclidean, the Hermitian and the projective contexts. yet contemporary purposes of arithmetic, like cryptography, desire those notions not just in genuine or complicated instances, but in addition in additional basic settings, like in areas built on finite fields. and naturally, why now not additionally flip our awareness to geometric figures of upper levels? in addition to the entire linear elements of geometry of their such a lot basic environment, this publication additionally describes priceless algebraic instruments for learning curves of arbitrary measure and investigates effects as complicated because the Bezout theorem, the Cramer paradox, topological team of a cubic, rational curves etc.

Hence the e-book is of curiosity for all those that need to train or examine linear geometry: affine, Euclidean, Hermitian, projective; it's also of serious curiosity to people who do not need to limit themselves to the undergraduate point of geometric figures of measure one or .

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