The Resource Unitals in projective planes, Susan Barwick, Gary Ebert
Unitals in projective planes, Susan Barwick, Gary Ebert
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 Summary
 This clearly written text is the first book on unitals embedded in finite projective planes. Unitals are key structures in square order projective planes, and have connections with other structures in algebra. They provide a link between groups and geometries. There is a considerable number of research articles concerning unitals, and there also exist many open problems. This book is a thorough survey of the research literature on embedded unitals which collects this material in book form for the first time. The book is aimed at graduate students and researchers who want to learn about this topic without reading all the original articles. The primary proof techniques used involve linear algebraic arguments, finite field arithmetic, some elementary number theory, and combinatorial enumeration. Some computer results not previously found in the literature also are mentioned in the text. The authors have included a comprehensive bibliography which will become an invaluable resource. Gary Ebert is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Delaware, USA. Susan Barwick is a Senior Lecturer of Mathematics at the University of Adelaide, Australia
 Language
 eng
 Extent
 1 online resource (xii, 193 pages)
 Contents

 Preface
 Preliminaries
 Hermitian curves and unitals
 Translation planes
 Unitals embedded in desarguesian planes
 Unitals embedded in nondesarguesian planes
 Combinatorial questions and associated configurations
 Characterization results
 Open problems
 Nomenclature of unitals
 Group theoretic characterizations of unitals
 References
 Notation index
 Index
 Isbn
 9781441926197
 Label
 Unitals in projective planes
 Title
 Unitals in projective planes
 Statement of responsibility
 Susan Barwick, Gary Ebert
 Language
 eng
 Summary
 This clearly written text is the first book on unitals embedded in finite projective planes. Unitals are key structures in square order projective planes, and have connections with other structures in algebra. They provide a link between groups and geometries. There is a considerable number of research articles concerning unitals, and there also exist many open problems. This book is a thorough survey of the research literature on embedded unitals which collects this material in book form for the first time. The book is aimed at graduate students and researchers who want to learn about this topic without reading all the original articles. The primary proof techniques used involve linear algebraic arguments, finite field arithmetic, some elementary number theory, and combinatorial enumeration. Some computer results not previously found in the literature also are mentioned in the text. The authors have included a comprehensive bibliography which will become an invaluable resource. Gary Ebert is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Delaware, USA. Susan Barwick is a Senior Lecturer of Mathematics at the University of Adelaide, Australia
 Cataloging source
 GW5XE
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 Barwick, Susan
 Dewey number
 516.5
 Illustrations
 illustrations
 Index
 index present
 Language note
 English
 LC call number
 QA471
 LC item number
 .B37 2008
 Literary form
 non fiction
 Nature of contents

 dictionaries
 bibliography
 http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
 Ebert, Gary
 Series statement
 Springer monographs in mathematics
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 Projective planes
 MATHEMATICS
 Projective planes
 Projective planes
 Label
 Unitals in projective planes, Susan Barwick, Gary Ebert
 Bibliography note
 Includes bibliographical references and index
 Carrier category
 online resource
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 Carrier MARC source
 rdacarrier
 Color
 multicolored
 Content category
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 Content type code

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 Content type MARC source
 rdacontent
 Contents
 Preface  Preliminaries  Hermitian curves and unitals  Translation planes  Unitals embedded in desarguesian planes  Unitals embedded in nondesarguesian planes  Combinatorial questions and associated configurations  Characterization results  Open problems  Nomenclature of unitals  Group theoretic characterizations of unitals  References  Notation index  Index
 Control code
 370728924
 Dimensions
 unknown
 Extent
 1 online resource (xii, 193 pages)
 Form of item
 online
 Isbn
 9781441926197
 Media category
 computer
 Media MARC source
 rdamedia
 Media type code

 c
 Other control number
 10.1007/9780387763668
 Other physical details
 illustrations.
 http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
 9780387763644
 Specific material designation
 remote
 System control number
 (OCoLC)370728924
 Label
 Unitals in projective planes, Susan Barwick, Gary Ebert
 Bibliography note
 Includes bibliographical references and index
 Carrier category
 online resource
 Carrier category code

 cr
 Carrier MARC source
 rdacarrier
 Color
 multicolored
 Content category
 text
 Content type code

 txt
 Content type MARC source
 rdacontent
 Contents
 Preface  Preliminaries  Hermitian curves and unitals  Translation planes  Unitals embedded in desarguesian planes  Unitals embedded in nondesarguesian planes  Combinatorial questions and associated configurations  Characterization results  Open problems  Nomenclature of unitals  Group theoretic characterizations of unitals  References  Notation index  Index
 Control code
 370728924
 Dimensions
 unknown
 Extent
 1 online resource (xii, 193 pages)
 Form of item
 online
 Isbn
 9781441926197
 Media category
 computer
 Media MARC source
 rdamedia
 Media type code

 c
 Other control number
 10.1007/9780387763668
 Other physical details
 illustrations.
 http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
 9780387763644
 Specific material designation
 remote
 System control number
 (OCoLC)370728924
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