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ERIC Number: EJ420612
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0002-9890
What Is Geometry?
Chern, Shiing-Shen
American Mathematical Monthly, v97 n8 p679-86 Oct 1990
Discussed are the major historical developments of geometry. Euclid, Descartes, Klein's Erlanger Program, Gaus and Riemann, globalization, topology, Elie Cartan, and an application to molecular biology are included as topics. (KR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
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