Other available formats:
Looking for an examination copy?
This title is not currently available for examination. However, if you are interested in the title for your course we can consider offering an examination copy. To register your interest please contact firstname.lastname@example.org providing details of the course you are teaching.
This book, which was originally published in 1985 and has been translated and revised by the author from notes of a course, is an introduction to certain central ideas in group theory and geometry. Professor Lyndon emphasises and exploits the well-known connections between the two subjects and, whilst keeping the presentation at a level that assumes only a basic background in mathematics, leads the reader to the frontiers of current research at the time of publication. The treatment is concrete and combinatorial with a minimal use of analytic geometry. In the interest of the reader's intuition, most of the geometry considered is two-dimensional and there is an emphasis on examples, both in the text and in the problems at the end of each chapter.
Not yet reviewed
Be the first to review
Review was not posted due to profanity×
- Date Published: April 1985
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9780521316941
- length: 230 pages
- dimensions: 228 x 152 x 14 mm
- weight: 0.348kg
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
1. Symmetries and groups
2. Isometries of the Euclidian Plane
3. Subgroups of the groups of isometries of the plane
4. Discontinuous groups of isometries of the Euclidean plane: plane crystallographic groups
5. Regular tesselations in higher dimensions
6. Incidence geometry of the affine plane
7. Projective geometry
8. Inversive geometry
9. Hyperbolic geometry
10. Fuscian groups
Sorry, this resource is locked
Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email email@example.comRegister Sign in
You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.Continue ×
Are you sure you want to delete your account?
This cannot be undone.
Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.
If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.×