Flavors of Geometry
by Silvio Levy
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 1997
Number of pages: 208
This book collects accessible lectures on four geometrically flavored fields of mathematics that have experienced great development in recent years: hyperbolic geometry, dynamics in several complex variables, convex geometry, and volume estimation. Each lecture course start with elementary concepts, proceeds through highlights of the field, and concludes with a taste of advanced material.
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by Maximilian Kreuzer - Technische Universitat Wien
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