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Projective Geometry

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Part of the UNITEXT book series (UNITEXT, volume 66)

Abstract

It is clear to everyone that the branches of a hyperbola “go off to infinity,” but these words acquire a precise meaning only in projective geometry, the science that arose in the mathematical examination of rails “converging” a long way off as they go straight to the horizon.

Keywords

Projective Plane Euler Characteristic Algebraic Curve Projective Geometry Algebraic Curf 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Steklov Mathematical InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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