Exterior Differential Systems
by Robert L. Bryant, et al.
Publisher: MSRI 1991
Number of pages: 406
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 will include both the general theory and various applications.
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