Riemannian Geometry by T. J. Willmore

Riemannian Geometry

byT. J. Willmore

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Riemannian Geometry includes results discovered during the last few years, which have previously only been available through research papers. It contains an elementary account of twistor spaces, of interest to applied mathematicians and physicists, and the final chapter gives the only accountavailable in book form of Willmore surfaces (illustrated by a series of computer-generated pictures).

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T. J. Willmore is at University of Durham.
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Title:Riemannian GeometryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:330 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.71 inPublished:February 1, 1996Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198514921

ISBN - 13:9780198514923

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Table of Contents

1. Differentiable manifolds2. Tensors and differential forms3. Riemannian manifolds4. Submanifold theory5. Complex and almost-complex manifolds6. Special Riemannian manifolds7. Special Riemannian submanifoldsAppendix: Partitions of unityBibliography

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`a timely grand review of the whole field of modern differential geometry ... It includes a concise and very readable account of twistor spaces which should appeal especially to mathematicians and physicists; and it clearly describes recent developments on sundry topics hitherto treated onlyin research papers.'Aslib Book Guide, vol.61, no.10, October 1996.