Projective geometries over finite fields.

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Author / Creator:Hirschfeld, J. W. P. (James William Peter), 1940-
Edition:2nd ed.
Imprint:Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Description:xiv, 555 p. ; 24 cm.
Language:English
Series:Oxford mathematical monographs.
Oxford science publications.
Subject:Geometry, Projective.
Finite fields (Algebra)
Geometry, Projective.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/2995001
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ISBN:0198502958
Table of Contents:
  • I. Introduction
  • 1. Finite fields
  • 2. Projective spaces and algebraic varieties
  • II. Elementary general properties
  • 3. Subspaces
  • 4. Partitions
  • 5. Canonical forms for varieties and polarities
  • III. The line and the plane
  • 6. The line
  • 7. First properties of the plane
  • 8. Ovals
  • 9. Arithmetic of arcs of degree two
  • 10. Arcs in ovals
  • 11. Cubic curves
  • 12. Arcs of higher degree
  • 13. Blocking sets
  • 14. Small planes
  • Appendix
  • Notation
  • References