Manifolds: Current Research Areas
by Paul Bracken (ed.)
Publisher: InTech 2017
Number of pages: 158
Differential geometry is a very active field of research and has many applications to areas such as physics and gravity, for example. The papers in this book cover a number of subjects which will be of interest to workers in these areas.
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by Jonathan Holland, Bogdan Ion - arXiv
Contents: Affine connections and transformations; Symmetric spaces; Orthogonal symmetric Lie algebras; Examples; Noncompact symmetric spaces; Compact semisimple Lie groups; Hermitian symmetric spaces; Classification of real simple Lie algebras.
by Thomas E. Cecil, Shiing-shen Chern - Cambridge University Press
Tight and taut submanifolds form an important class of manifolds with special curvature properties, one that has been studied intensively by differential geometers since the 1950's. This book contains six articles by leading experts in the field.
by Paul Loya - Binghamton University
This is a lecture-based class on the Atiyah-Singer index theorem, proved in the 60's by Sir Michael Atiyah and Isadore Singer. Their work on this theorem lead to a joint Abel prize in 2004. Requirements: Knowledge of topology and manifolds.
by V. Ovsienko, S. Tabachnikov - Cambridge University Press
This book provides a route for graduate students and researchers to contemplate the frontiers of contemporary research in projective geometry. The authors include exercises and historical comments relating the basic ideas to a broader context.