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Lectures on Differential Geometry

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Lectures on Differential Geometry
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Publisher: University of California
Number of pages: 263

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This course will describe the foundations of Riemannian geometry, including geodesics and curvature, as well as connections in vector bundles, and then go on to discuss the relationships between curvature and topology. Topology will presented in two dual contrasting forms, de Rham cohomology and Morse homology.

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