By Bart De Bruyn

This e-book provides an creation to the sphere of prevalence Geometry by way of discussing the fundamental households of point-line geometries and introducing the various mathematical ideas which are crucial for his or her research. 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 a number of the relationships among those geometries are investigated. Ovals and ovoids of projective areas are studied and a few purposes to specific geometries can be given. A separate bankruptcy introduces the required mathematical instruments and strategies from graph concept. This bankruptcy itself should be considered as a self-contained creation to strongly usual and distance-regular graphs.

 This ebook is largely self-contained, in basic terms 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 options is given on the finish of the e-book. This ebook is aimed toward graduate scholars and researchers within the fields of combinatorics and prevalence geometry.

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