By Bart De Bruyn

This ebook provides an advent to the sphere of occurrence Geometry via discussing the elemental households of point-line geometries and introducing a few of the mathematical strategies which are crucial for his or her learn. The households of geometries coated during this ebook comprise between others the generalized polygons, close to polygons, polar areas, twin polar areas and designs. additionally many of the relationships among those geometries are investigated. Ovals and ovoids of projective areas are studied and a few purposes to specific geometries may be given. A separate bankruptcy introduces the mandatory mathematical instruments and methods from graph idea. This bankruptcy itself could be considered as a self-contained advent to strongly commonplace and distance-regular graphs.

This publication is largely self-contained, simply assuming the information of uncomplicated notions from (linear) algebra and projective and affine geometry. just about all theorems are observed with proofs and a listing of workouts with complete strategies is given on the finish of the ebook. This publication is geared toward graduate scholars and researchers within the fields of combinatorics and occurrence geometry.

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