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In algebraic geometry, the Cayleyan is a variety associated to a hypersurface by Cayley (1844), who named it the pippian in (Cayley 1857) and also called it the Steiner–Hessian.


See also

Quippian

References

Cayley, Arthur (1844), "Mémoire sur les courbes du troisième ordre", Journal de Mathématiques Pures et Appliquées 9: 285–293, Collected Papers, I, 183–189
Cayley, Arthur (1857), "A Memoir on Curves of the Third Order", Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London (The Royal Society) 147: 415–446, doi:10.1098/rstl.1857.0021, ISSN 0080-4614
Dolgachev, Igor V. (2012), Classical Algebraic Geometry: a modern view (PDF), Cambridge University Press, ISBN 978-1-107-01765-8

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