MMAT5540 - Advanced Geometry - 2014/15
MMAT5540 Advanced Geometry, 2014-15
General Information
Lecturer |
Cheung Leungfu Office: LSB 209 Tel: 39437961 Email: Office Hours: by appointment |
Teaching Assistant |
T.K. Mak Email: |
Time and Venue |
Lecture: Thur. 18:30 - 21:15, Wu Ho Man Yuen Bldg 507 |
Tutorial: Same time slot, part of the lectures will be devoted to tutorials |
Course Description
We will discuss (i) Euclidean Geometry, (ii) Analytic (or Coordinate) Geometry and (iii) Non-Euclidean Geometries. And if time permits, we will discuss (iv) Projective Geometry.
Textbooks
- Stillwell, John: The Four Pillars of Geometry, Springer Verlag
References
- Demailly, J.P.: A rigorous deductive approach to elementary Euclidean geometry, Lecture Notes.
- Hartshorne, R.: Geometry: Euclid and beyond, Springer Verlag
Assignments
- *
Quizzes and Exams
- Mid-term Test (5 Mar. 2015, 19:00 - 21:00)
Solutions
- Hand-written solutions (partial) to ch1 & 2 amended
- Typed solutions (partial) to ch1 & 2
- Hand-written solutions (most of sol.) to ch1 & 2
- other suggested solutions
- 1.5.3 2nd amendment
- Suggested Solutions to Assmt 2 (part 1)
- Suggested Solutions to Assmt 2 (part 2)
- Suggested Solution to Question 7 in Mid-Term Test
- (Remark: In the Q7 Mid-term test sugg. sol. pdf file, the "corner" where the angle "beta" is located at is E.)
Assessment Scheme
Homework assignments | 20% | |
Mid-term test | 30% | |
Final Exam | 50% |
Honesty in Academic Work
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http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/policy/academichonesty/and thereby help avoid any practice that would not be acceptable.
Last updated: April 21, 2015 00:12:40