Two clear examples: One poster reads "Euclid" in big letters.
His new book is Here's Looking at Euclid: A Surprising Excursion Through the Astonishing World of Numbers.
A few years ago, a Bosnian family named Vidovic came to Euclid, Ohio, to escape persecution by Serbs in an embattled region.
"I spent two years at Euclid College," answered Walter, with conscious pride.
His conclusions were as infallible as so many propositions of Euclid.
Euclid introduced the subject by the proposition that, if alternate angles are equal, the lines are parallel.
He left commentaries on Plato and on part of Euclid's Elements.
A third has mastered the laws of proportion mathematically, as he has found them in Euclid or other geometrical treatise.
I do not ask him to reveal to me the demonstrations of Euclid.
If verbal logic were sufficient, life would be as plain sailing as a piece of Euclid.
An ancient Greek mathematician; the founder of the study of geometry. Euclid's Elements is the basis for modern school textbooks in geometry. One of the basic statements, or postulates, of Euclid's geometry is that if a line and a point separate from it are given, only one line parallel to the first line can pass through the point.
Note: Albert Einstein used other approaches to geometry to derive the theory of relativity. These “non-Euclidean geometries” deny Euclid's postulate about parallel lines.
language
(Named after the Greek geometer, fl ca 300 BC.) A Pascal descendant for development of verifiable system software. No goto, no side effects, no global assignments, no functional arguments, no nested procedures, no floats, no enumeration types. Pointers are treated as indices of special arrays called collections. To prevent aliasing, Euclid forbids any overlap in the list of actual parameters of a procedure. Each procedure gives an imports list, and the compiler determines the identifiers that are implicitly imported. Iterators.
Ottawa Euclid is a variant.
["Report on the Programming Language Euclid", B.W. Lampson et al, SIGPLAN Notices 12(2):1-79, Feb 1977].
(1998-11-23)