Geometry: Plane and Fancy


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A fascinating tour through parts of geometry students are unlikely to see in the rest of their studies while, at the same time, anchoring their excursions to the well known parallel postulate of Euclid. The author shows how alternatives to Euclids fifth postulate lead to interesting and different patterns and symmetries, and, in the process of examining geometric objects, the author incorporates the algebra of complex and hypercomplex numbers, some graph theory, and some topology. Interesting problems are scattered ...

Geometry: Plane and Fancy 2012, Springer-Verlag New York Inc., New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781461268376


Geometry: Plane and Fancy 1998, Springer, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780387983066

1998 edition