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Mathematics: Theory & Applications

Riemannian Geometry

Authors: do Carmo, Manfredo

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Riemannian Geometry is an expanded edition of a highly acclaimed and successful textbook (originally published in Portuguese) for first-year graduate students in mathematics and physics. The author's treatment goes very directly to the basic language of Riemannian geometry and immediately presents some of its most fundamental theorems. It is elementary, assuming only a modest background from readers, making it suitable for a wide variety of students and course structures. Its selection of topics has been deemed "superb" by teachers who have used the text.

A significant feature of the book is its powerful and revealing structure, beginning simply with the definition of a differentiable manifold and ending with one of the most important results in Riemannian geometry, a proof of the Sphere Theorem. The text abounds with basic definitions and theorems, examples, applications, and numerous exercises to test the student's understanding and extend knowledge and insight into the subject. Instructors and students alike will find the work to be a significant contribution to this highly applicable and stimulating subject.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Riemannian Geometry
Authors
Translated by
Flaherty, F.
Series Title
Mathematics: Theory & Applications
Copyright
1992
Publisher
Birkhäuser Basel
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-8176-3490-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 300
Topics