Lectures on Differential Geometry
by John Douglas Moore
Publisher: University of California 2009
Number of pages: 263
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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