Projective Differential Geometry Old and New
by V. Ovsienko, S. Tabachnikov
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2004
Number of pages: 281
Ideas of projective geometry keep reappearing in seemingly unrelated fields of mathematics. This book provides a rapid route for graduate students and researchers to contemplate the frontiers of contemporary research in this classic subject. The authors include exercises and historical and cultural comments relating the basic ideas to a broader context.
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by Anders Kock - University of Aarhus
This textbook can be used as a non-technical and geometric gateway to many aspects of differential geometry. The audience of the book is anybody with a reasonable mathematical maturity, who wants to learn some differential geometry.
by Ernest Preston Lane - The University Of Chicago Press
Projective Differential Geometry is largely a product of the first three decades of the twentieth century. The theory has been developed in five or more different languages, by three or four well-recognized methods, in various and sundry notations.
by R. Bryant, P. Griffiths, D. Grossman - University Of Chicago Press
The authors present the results of their development of a theory of the geometry of differential equations, focusing especially on Lagrangians and Poincare-Cartan forms. They also cover certain aspects of the theory of exterior differential systems.
by Andreas Kriegl, Peter W. Michor - American Mathematical Society
This book lays the foundations of differential calculus in infinite dimensions and discusses those applications in infinite dimensional differential geometry and global analysis not involving Sobolev completions and fixed point theory.