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Kummer's Quartic Surface

Kummer's Quartic Surface

by R. W. H. Hudson, W. Barth, H. F. Baker


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521397902
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 09/28/2001
Series: Cambridge Mathematical Library Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 252
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

1. Kummer's configuration; 2. The quartic surface; 3. The orthogonal matrix of linear forms; 4. Line geometry; 5. The quadratic complex and congruence; 6. Plucker's complex surface; 7. Sets of nodes; 8. Equations of Kummer's surface; 9. Special forms of Kummer's surface; 10. The wave surface; 11. Reality and topology; 12. Geometry of four dimensions; 13. Algebraic curves on the surface; 14. Curves of different orders; 15. Weddle's surface; 16. Theta functions; 17. Applications of Abel's theorem;18. Singular Kummer surfaces; Index; Plate.

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