Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject examines group actions in the plane and the related classical geometries: Euclidean, hyperbolic, projective and Minkowski.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorTomasz Kowalski

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites MAT3DSA and requires Co-ordinators approval


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Offered subject to sufficient enrolments in 4th year Mathematics.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate advanced theoretical and technical knowledge in a group actions.

Lectures, assignments, exam.

02. Use advanced cognitive and technical skills to select and apply methods to critically analyse, evaluate and interpret tasks relevant to group actions.

Lectures, assignments, exam.

03. Use advanced communication skills to transmit mathematical knowledge and ideas to others.

Lectures, assignments, exam.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTomasz Kowalski

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
Two 1.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"requires extensive preparation for class presentations"


Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Four x assignments - 2,000-words equivalent (Each 500-words equivalent)80 01, 02, 03
One x take home exam (2,500-words equivalent)20 01, 02, 03