A short communication and a paper by William Rowan Hamilton were published in volume 5 of the Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, on the subject of determining whether or not ten points of three-dimensional Euclidean space lie on a surface of the second order.

A short communication by Hamilton entitled

was published in volume 5 of the Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy (1853), pp. 100-101.A Generalization of Pascal's Theorem

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A paper by Hamilton entitled

was published in volume 5 of the Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy (1853), pp. 177-186.On the Nature and Properties of the Aconic Function of Six Vectors

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