Semi-Riemannian Maps and Their Applications by Eduardo García-RíoSemi-Riemannian Maps and Their Applications by Eduardo García-Río

Semi-Riemannian Maps and Their Applications

byEduardo García-Río, D.N. Kupeli

Paperback | December 8, 2010

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A major flaw in semi-Riemannian geometry is a shortage of suitable types of maps between semi-Riemannian manifolds that will compare their geometric properties. Here, a class of such maps called semi-Riemannian maps is introduced. The main purpose of this book is to present results in semi-Riemannian geometry obtained by the existence of such a map between semi-Riemannian manifolds, as well as to encourage the reader to explore these maps. The first three chapters are devoted to the development of fundamental concepts and formulas in semi-Riemannian geometry which are used throughout the work. In Chapters 4 and 5 semi-Riemannian maps and such maps with respect to a semi-Riemannian foliation are studied. Chapter 6 studies the maps from a semi-Riemannian manifold to 1-dimensional semi- Euclidean space. In Chapter 7 some splitting theorems are obtained by using the existence of a semi-Riemannian map. Audience: This volume will be of interest to mathematicians and physicists whose work involves differential geometry, global analysis, or relativity and gravitation.
Title:Semi-Riemannian Maps and Their ApplicationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pagesPublished:December 8, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:904815202X

ISBN - 13:9789048152025

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Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Linear Algebra of Indefinite Inner Product Spaces. 2. Semi-Riemannian Manifolds. 3. Second Fundamental Form of a Map. 4. Semi-Riemannian Maps. 5. Semi-Riemannian Transversal Maps. 6. Semi-Riemannian Eikonal Equations and the Semi-Riemannian Regular Interval Theorem. 7. Applications to Splitting Theorems. A. Submanifolds of Semi-Riemannian Manifolds. B. Riemannian and Lorentzian Geometry. Bibliography. Index.