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Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society
Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society
ISSN 1088-9485(online) ISSN 0273-0979(print)

Book Review

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Book Information

Author: Rolf Lingenberg
Title: Metric planes and metric vector spaces
Additional book information John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1979, xiv + 209 pp.


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  • Jean A. Dieudonné, La géométrie des groupes classiques, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1971 (French). Troisième édition; Ergebnisse der Mathematik und ihrer Grenzgebiete, Band 5. MR 0310083 (46 #9186)
  • Martin Eichler, Quadratische Formen und orthogonale Gruppen, Die Grundlehren der mathematischen Wissenschaften in Einzeldarstellungen mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der Anwendungsgebiete. Band LXIII, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1952 (German). MR 0051875 (14,540a)
  • O. T. O’Meara, Introduction to quadratic forms, Die Grundlehren der mathematischen Wissenschaften, Bd. 117, Academic Press Inc., Publishers, New York, 1963. MR 0152507 (27 #2485)
  • Jacques Tits, Buildings of spherical type and finite BN-pairs, Lecture Notes in Mathematics, Vol. 386, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1974. MR 0470099 (57 #9866)


Review Information

Reviewer: E. A. Connors
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 2 (1980), 531-537
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0273-0979-1980-14790-4
PII: S 0273-0979(1980)14790-4