The group of motions of a two dimensional elliptic geometry

Reinhold Baer

Compositio Mathematica (1951)

  • Volume: 9, page 241-288
  • ISSN: 0010-437X

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Baer, Reinhold. "The group of motions of a two dimensional elliptic geometry." Compositio Mathematica 9 (1951): 241-288. <>.

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