Spaces With Distinguished Geodesics (Pure and Applied

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Click on the image above for a direct link to the flexagon movie. Math curriculums must have changed significantly since I was in school. The Final Exam is on Monday April 21 at 12:00-2:00pm; it will be cumulative. Students familiar with algebra will notice that the emphasis is on group theory, interestingly the concept of ideals is left mostly untouched. It deals with specific algorithmic solutions of problems with a geometric character, culminating in an implementation of these solutions on the computer.

Pages: 159

Publisher: Marcel Dekker Inc (June 1987)

ISBN: 0824775457

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