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Recent Advances in the Foundations of Euclidean Plane Geometry

Year of Award: 1956

Award: Chauvenet Prize

Publication Information: The American Mathematical Monthly, vol. 66 (1955), pp. 2-17

Summary: The author gives a pictorial account of some of Hilbert’s geometric axioms and a simple explanation of the algebraic problems which these pose.

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About the Author: (from The American Mathematical Monthly, vol. 62, (1955)) R.H. Bruck was at the University of Wisconsin at the time of publication.

 

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The author gives a pictorial account of some of Hilbert's geometric axioms and a simple explanation of the algebraic problems which these pose.

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