| MAT 360: Geometric structures |
Syllabus & Homeworks
Schedule: MW 2:30pm-3:50pm, Mathematics 4-130
Instructor: Alexander Kirillov, kirillov at math.sunysb.edu
Office Hours: TBA
Course description: This is a course in planar geometry, covering both Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometries. It is assumed that you have already had a high-school course in Euclidean geometry. Our approach will be primarily axiomatic. We will be doing a lot of proofs, so it is crucial that you be familar with basic logic and proof techniques (as covered in MAT 200). Detailed syllabus is available here
Textbook: Geometry, Book I. Planimetry, by Kiselev; adapted from Russian by Alexander Givental, Sumizdat, El Cerrito, Calif., 2006. This is a required text. Unfortunately, it doesn't cover everything we'll discuss in the course; additional notes will be posted here as needed.
Homeworks and exams: There will be weekly homework assignments. For more details, see "Syllabus and Homeworks" link to the left.
In addition, there will a midterm exam and the final exam. The time of these exams is as follows:
Your final grade will be determined by the weighted average of grades for homeworks, midterm, and the final exam:
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