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Module Detailed Information for [MA2219]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 2
Correct as at 20 Jan 2018 05:00

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Module Information
Module Code :
MA2219 IVLE
Module Title : Introduction to Geometry
Module Description : This module gives a first introduction to various kinds of geometries ranging from elementary Euclidean geometry on the plane, inversive geometry on the sphere, as well as projective geometry and Non-Euclidean geometry. Topics covered include: Conics, Quadric surfaces, Affine geometry, Affine transformations, Ceva's theorem, Menelaus' theorem, Projective geometry, projective transformations, homogeneous coordinates, cross-ratio, Pappus' theorem, Desargues' theorem, duality and projective conics, Pascal's theorem, Brianchon's theorem, Inversions, coaxal family of circles, Non-Euclidean geometry, Mobius transformations, distance and area in Non-Euclidean geometry.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : 03-05-2018 PM
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : MA1100 or MA1101R or MA1506 or MA1508 or MA1508E or MA1513 or MA1102R or MA1505 or MA1507 or MA1511 or CS1231
Preclusion : Nil
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 3-1-0-0-6
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week


Lecture Time Table
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom
SL1 LECTUREEVERY WEEKTUESDAY16001800S16-0430,
SL1 LECTUREEVERY WEEKFRIDAY16001800S16-0430,

Tutorial Time Table
Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom Iteration
T01 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY11001200S17-0404,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
T02 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKFRIDAY13001400S17-0405,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].





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