Modern Geometry

Professor Hlas
hlascs (@) uwec.edu
Hibbard 530

Each problem I solved became a rule, which served afterwards to solve other problems.
—Rene Descartes

Course Information

This course focuses on axiomatic thinking in Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometries. Emphasis will be on proof techniques, finite geometries, Euclidean constructions, transformations, spherical geometry, hyperbolic geometry, and geometry software.

More course information is posted on D2L.

Goals

Structure

Required

  1. Geometry & Symmetry by Kinsey, Moore, & Prassidis, 2011
  2. Euclid Elements (with applets)
  3. Geometry software

Research background