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Desargues, Girard (1591–1661)

Christopher Clapham and James Nicholson

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780199235940
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191727122
Desargues, Girard (1591–1661)

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whose work on conics and the result known as *Desargues's Theorem were to become the basis of the subject

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Subjects: Pure Mathematics

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