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Math Bite: On the Definition of Collineation

by G. Cairns, G. Elton (La Trobe University, Australia) and P. J. Stacey (La Trobe University, Australia)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
December, 1999

Subject classification(s): Linear Algebra
Applicable Course(s): 3.8 Linear/Matrix Algebra

The authors show that a function between vector spaces that maps lines to lines is either a collineation or has one-dimensional range.

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Linear Algebra | Linear Transformation
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