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e-books in Differential Geometry category

Book cover: Manifolds: Current Research AreasManifolds: Current Research Areas
by - InTech ,
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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Book cover: Advances in Discrete Differential GeometryAdvances in Discrete Differential Geometry
by - Springer ,
This is the book on a newly emerging field of discrete differential geometry. It surveys the fascinating connections between discrete models in differential geometry and complex analysis, integrable systems and applications in computer graphics.
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Book cover: Principles of Differential GeometryPrinciples of Differential Geometry
by - viXra ,
A collection of notes about differential geometry prepared as part of tutorials about topics and applications related to tensor calculus. They can be used as a reference for a first course on the subject or as part of a course on tensor calculus.
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Book cover: Exterior Differential SystemsExterior Differential Systems
by - MSRI ,
An exterior differential system is a system of equations on a manifold defined by equating to zero a number of exterior differential forms. This book gives a treatment of exterior differential systems. It includes both the theory and applications.
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Book cover: Triangles, Rotation, a Theorem and the JackpotTriangles, Rotation, a Theorem and the Jackpot
by - arXiv ,
This paper introduced undergraduates to the Atiyah-Singer index theorem. It includes a statement of the theorem, an outline of the easy part of the heat equation proof. It includes counting lattice points and knot concordance as applications.
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Book cover: Lectures on Minimal Surface TheoryLectures on Minimal Surface Theory
by - arXiv ,
The goal was to give beginning graduate students an introduction to some of the most important basic facts and ideas in minimal surface theory. Prerequisites: the reader should know basic complex analysis and elementary differential geometry.
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Book cover: Noncompact Harmonic ManifoldsNoncompact Harmonic Manifolds
by - arXiv ,
We provide a survey on recent results on noncompact simply connected harmonic manifolds, and we also prove many new results, both for general noncompact harmonic manifolds and for noncompact harmonic manifolds with purely exponential volume growth.
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Book cover: Notes on Symmetric SpacesNotes on Symmetric Spaces
by - 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.
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Book cover: Geometric Wave EquationsGeometric Wave Equations
by - arXiv ,
We discuss the solution theory of geometric wave equations as they arise in Lorentzian geometry: for a normally hyperbolic differential operator the existence and uniqueness properties of Green functions and Green operators is discussed.
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Book cover: Introduction to Evolution Equations in GeometryIntroduction to Evolution Equations in Geometry
by - arXiv ,
The author aimed at providing a first introduction to the main general ideas on the study of the Ricci flow, as well as guiding the reader through the steps of Kaehler geometry for the understanding of the complex version of the Ricci flow.
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Book cover: Gauge Theory for Fiber BundlesGauge Theory for Fiber Bundles
by - Universitaet Wien ,
Gauge theory usually investigates the space of principal connections on a principal fiber bundle (P,p,M,G) and its orbit space under the action of the gauge group (called the moduli space), which is the group of all principal bundle automorphisms...
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Book cover: Orthonormal Basis in Minkowski SpaceOrthonormal Basis in Minkowski Space
by - arXiv ,
In this paper, we considered the definition of orthonormal basis in Minkowski space, the structure of metric tensor relative to orthonormal basis, procedure of orthogonalization. Contents: Preface; Minkowski Space; Examples of Minkowski Space.
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Book cover: Lectures on Fibre Bundles and Differential GeometryLectures on Fibre Bundles and Differential Geometry
by - Tata Institute of Fundamental Research ,
From the table of contents: Differential Calculus; Differentiable Bundles; Connections on Principal Bundles; Holonomy Groups; Vector Bundles and Derivation Laws; Holomorphic Connections (Complex vector bundles, Almost complex manifolds, etc.).
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Book cover: Synthetic Geometry of ManifoldsSynthetic Geometry of Manifolds
by - 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.
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Book cover: Ricci-Hamilton Flow on SurfacesRicci-Hamilton Flow on Surfaces
by - Tsinghua University ,
Contents: Ricci-Hamilton flow on surfaces; Bartz-Struwe-Ye estimate; Hamilton's another proof on S2; Perelman's W-functional and its applications; Ricci-Hamilton flow on Riemannian manifolds; Maximum principles; Curve shortening flow on manifolds.
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Book cover: Lectures on Exterior Differential SystemsLectures on Exterior Differential Systems
by - Tata Institute of Fundamental Research ,
Contents: Parametrization of sets of integral submanifolds (Regular linear maps, Germs of submanifolds of a manifold); Exterior differential systems (Differential systems with independent variables); Prolongation of Exterior Differential Systems.
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Book cover: Discrete Differential Geometry: An Applied IntroductionDiscrete Differential Geometry: An Applied Introduction
by - Columbia University ,
This new and elegant area of mathematics has exciting applications, as this text demonstrates by presenting practical examples in geometry processing (surface fairing, parameterization, and remeshing) and simulation (of cloth, shells, rods, fluids).
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Book cover: Global Theory Of Minimal SurfacesGlobal Theory Of Minimal Surfaces
by - American Mathematical Society ,
The wide variety of topics covered make this volume suitable for graduate students and researchers interested in differential geometry. The subjects covered include minimal and constant-mean-curvature submanifolds, Lagrangian geometry, and more.
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Book cover: Ricci Flow and the Poincare ConjectureRicci Flow and the Poincare Conjecture
by - American Mathematical Society ,
This book provides full details of a complete proof of the Poincare Conjecture following Grigory Perelman's preprints. The book is suitable for all mathematicians from advanced graduate students to specialists in geometry and topology.
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Book cover: Lectures on Calabi-Yau and Special Lagrangian GeometryLectures on Calabi-Yau and Special Lagrangian Geometry
by - arXiv ,
An introduction to Calabi-Yau manifolds and special Lagrangian submanifolds from the differential geometric point of view, followed by recent results on singularities of special Lagrangian submanifolds, and their application to the SYZ Conjecture.
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Book cover: Notes on the Atiyah-Singer Index TheoremNotes on the Atiyah-Singer Index Theorem
by - University of Notre Dame ,
This is arguably one of the deepest and most beautiful results in modern geometry, and it is surely a must know for any geometer / topologist. It has to do with elliptic partial differential operators on a compact manifold.
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Book cover: An Introduction to Gaussian GeometryAn Introduction to Gaussian Geometry
by - Lund University ,
These notes introduce the beautiful theory of Gaussian geometry i.e. the theory of curves and surfaces in three dimensional Euclidean space. The text is written for students with a good understanding of linear algebra and real analysis.
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Book cover: Introduction to Homological GeometryIntroduction to Homological Geometry
by - arXiv ,
This is an introduction to some of the analytic aspects of quantum cohomology. The small quantum cohomology algebra, regarded as an example of a Frobenius manifold, is described without going into the technicalities of a rigorous definition.
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Book cover: Functional Differential GeometryFunctional Differential Geometry
by - MIT ,
Differential geometry is deceptively simple. It is surprisingly easy to get the right answer with informal symbol manipulation. We use computer programs to communicate a precise understanding of the computations in differential geometry.
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Book cover: Combinatorial Geometry with Application to Field TheoryCombinatorial Geometry with Application to Field Theory
by - InfoQuest ,
Topics covered in this book include fundamental of mathematical combinatorics, differential Smarandache n-manifolds, combinatorial or differentiable manifolds and submanifolds, Lie multi-groups, combinatorial principal fiber bundles, etc.
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Book cover: Comparison GeometryComparison Geometry
by - Cambridge University Press ,
This volume is an up-to-date panorama of Comparison Geometry, featuring surveys and new research. Surveys present classical and recent results, and often include complete proofs, in some cases involving a new and unified approach.
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Book cover: Tight and Taut SubmanifoldsTight and Taut Submanifolds
by - 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.
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Book cover: A Geometric Approach to Differential FormsA Geometric Approach to Differential Forms
by - arXiv ,
This is a textbook on differential forms. The primary target audience is sophomore level undergraduates enrolled in a course in vector calculus. Later chapters will be of interest to advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students.
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Book cover: Probability, Geometry and Integrable SystemsProbability, Geometry and Integrable Systems
by - Cambridge University Press ,
The three main themes of this book are probability theory, differential geometry, and the theory of integrable systems. The papers included here demonstrate a wide variety of techniques that have been developed to solve various mathematical problems.
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Book cover: Projective and Polar SpacesProjective and Polar Spaces
by - Queen Mary College ,
The author is concerned with the geometry of incidence of points and lines, over an arbitrary field, and unencumbered by metrics or continuity (or even betweenness). The treatment of these themes blends the descriptive with the axiomatic.
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Book cover: Exterior Differential Systems and Euler-Lagrange Partial Differential EquationsExterior Differential Systems and Euler-Lagrange Partial Differential Equations
by - 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.
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Book cover: Algebraic geometry and projective differential geometryAlgebraic geometry and projective differential geometry
by - arXiv ,
Homogeneous varieties, Topology and consequences Projective differential invariants, Varieties with degenerate Gauss images, Dual varieties, Linear systems of bounded and constant rank, Secant and tangential varieties, and more.
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Book cover: The Convenient Setting of Global AnalysisThe Convenient Setting of Global Analysis
by - 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.
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Book cover: Cusps of Gauss MappingsCusps of Gauss Mappings
by - Pitman Advanced Pub. Program ,
Gauss mappings of plane curves, Gauss mappings of surfaces, characterizations of Gaussian cusps, singularities of families of mappings, projections to lines, focal and parallel surfaces, projections to planes, singularities and extrinsic geometry.
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Book cover: Natural Operations in Differential GeometryNatural Operations in Differential Geometry
by - Springer ,
A comprehensive textbook on all basic structures from the theory of jets. It begins with an introduction to differential geometry. After reduction each problem to a finite order setting, the remaining discussion is based on properties of jet spaces.
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Book cover: Projective Differential Geometry Old and NewProjective Differential Geometry Old and New
by - 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.
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Book cover: Synthetic Differential GeometrySynthetic Differential Geometry
by - Cambridge University Press ,
Synthetic differential geometry is a method of reasoning in differential geometry and calculus. This book is the second edition of Anders Kock's classical text, many notes have been included commenting on new developments.
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