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Geometry Fields in Laymens Terms

  1. Nov 8, 2011 #1
    The concept of describing something in layman's terms has come into wide use in the English speaking world. To put something in layman's terms is to describe a complex or technical issue using words and terms that the average individual (someone without professional training in the subject area) can understand, so that they may comprehend the issue to some degree.

    Albert Einstein said: "If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough."

    You don't have to complete the entire thing , it's unrealistic just tell me what you know about one of the subjects - A definition will be updated beside the fields name

    Thanks :)

    Absolute geometry
    Affine geometry
    Algebraic geometry
    Analytic geometry
    Archimedes' use of infinitesimals
    Birational geometry
    Complex geometry
    Combinatorial geometry
    Computational geometry
    Conformal geometry
    Constructive solid geometry
    Contact geometry
    Convex geometry
    Descriptive geometry
    Differential geometry
    Digital geometry
    Discrete geometry
    Distance geometry
    Elliptic geometry
    Enumerative geometry
    Epipolar geometry
    Euclidean geometry
    Finite geometry
    Geometry of numbers
    Hyperbolic geometry
    Information geometry
    Integral geometry
    Inversive geometry
    Inversive ring geometry
    Klein geometry
    Lie sphere geometry
    Non-Euclidean geometry
    Numerical geometry
    Ordered geometry
    Parabolic geometry
    Plane geometry
    Projective geometry
    Quantum geometry
    Riemannian geometry
    Ruppeiner geometry
    Spherical geometry
    Symplectic geometry
    Synthetic geometry
    Systolic geometry
    Taxicab geometry
    Toric geometry
    Transformation geometry
    Tropical geometry
     
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  3. Nov 8, 2011 #2

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    Albert Einstein was also not above doing the work to find out something he didn't know.

    I suggest a dictionary and/or Wikipedia.
     
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