Geometric Algebra

Geometric Algebra

by E. Artin

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470034323
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/15/1957
Series: Pure and Applied Mathematics Series
Pages: 224

About the Author

Emil Artin was an Austrian mathematician of Armenian descent. Artin was one of the leading mathematicians of the twentieth century. He is best known for his work on algebraic number theory, contributing largely to class field theory and a new construction of L-functions.

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:
Theorems on Vector Spaces.
More Detailed Structure of Homomorphisms.
Duality and Pairing.
AFFINE AND PROJECTIVE GEOMETRY.
Dilations and Translations.
Construction of the Field.
The Fundamental Theorem of Projective Geometry.
The Projective Plane.
SYMPLECTIC AND ORTHOGONAL GEOMETRY.
Metric Structures on Vector Spaces.
Common Features of Orthogonal and Symplectic Geometry.
Geometry over Ordered Fields--Sylvester's Theorem.
THE GENERAL LINEAR GROUP.
Non-commutative Determinants.
The Structure of GLN(k).
Vector Spaces over Finite Fields.
THE STRUCTURE OF SYMPLECTIC AND ORTHOGONAL GROUPS.
The Orthogonal Group of Euclidean Space.
Elliptic Spaces.
The Spinorial Norm.
The Structure of the Group ω(X).
Bibliography.
Index.

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