Category Archives: Visualization

How to see the genus

Let be a polynomial in two variables; i.e. where each is non-negative, and the coefficients are complex numbers which are nonzero for only finitely many pairs . For a generic choice of coefficients, the equation determines a smooth complex curve … Continue reading

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Ellipsoids and KAK

As many readers are no doubt aware, the title of this blog comes from the famous book Geometry and the Imagination by Hilbert and Cohn-Vossen (based on lectures given by Hilbert). One of the first things discussed in that book … Continue reading

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