Introduction to Riemannian Manifolds

Introduction to Riemannian Manifolds

Lee, John M.

Springer International Publishing AG






15 a 20 dias

It covers proving the four most fundamental theorems relating curvature and topology: the Gauss-Bonnet Theorem, the Cartan-Hadamard Theorem, Bonnet's Theorem, and a special case of the Cartan-Ambrose-Hicks Theorem.
Preface.- 1. What Is Curvature?.- 2. Riemannian Metrics.- 3. Model Riemannian Manifolds.- 4. Connections.- 5. The Levi-Cevita Connection.- 6. Geodesics and Distance.- 7. Curvature.- 8. Riemannian Submanifolds.- 9. The Gauss-Bonnet Theorem.- 10. Jacobi Fields.- 11. Comparison Theory.- 12. Curvature and Topology.- Appendix A: Review of Smooth Manifolds.- Appendix B: Review of Tensors.- Appendix C: Review of Lie Groups.- References.- Notation Index.- Subject Index.
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