Differential Geometry

Cohomological Aspects in Complex Non-Kähler Geometry by Daniele Angella

By Daniele Angella

In those notes, we offer a precis of contemporary effects at the cohomological homes of compact advanced manifolds now not endowed with a Kähler structure.

On the single hand, the massive variety of constructed analytic innovations makes it attainable to end up robust cohomological houses for compact Kähler manifolds. at the different, on the way to extra examine any of those homes, it really is typical to seem for manifolds that don't have any Kähler structure.

We concentration particularly on learning Bott-Chern and Aeppli cohomologies of compact complicated manifolds. numerous effects about the computations of Dolbeault and Bott-Chern cohomologies on nilmanifolds are summarized, permitting readers to review particular examples. Manifolds endowed with almost-complex buildings, or with different specific buildings (such as, for instance, symplectic, generalized-complex, etc.), also are considered.

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Differential Geometry by J. J. Stoker

By J. J. Stoker

This vintage paintings is now to be had in an unabridged paperback variation. Stoker makes this fertile department of arithmetic obtainable to the nonspecialist by way of 3 diverse notations: vector algebra and calculus, tensor calculus, and the notation devised via Cartan, which employs invariant differential kinds as components in an algebra as a result of Grassman, mixed with an operation referred to as external differentiation. Assumed are a passing acquaintance with linear algebra and the fundamental parts of research.

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Differential equations on fractals: a tutorial by Robert S. Strichartz

By Robert S. Strichartz

Differential Equations on Fractals opens the door to figuring out the lately constructed zone of study on fractals, concentrating on the development of a Laplacian at the Sierpinski gasket and comparable fractals. Written in a full of life and casual type, with plenty of exciting routines on all degrees of hassle, the booklet is obtainable to complex undergraduates, graduate scholars, and mathematicians who search an knowing of research on fractals. Robert Strichartz takes the reader to the frontiers of study, beginning with rigorously inspired examples and buildings.

One of the nice accomplishments of geometric research within the 19th and 20th centuries used to be the advance of the idea of Laplacians on soft manifolds. yet what occurs while the underlying area is tough? Fractals offer types of tough areas that however have a powerful constitution, particularly self-similarity. Exploiting this constitution, researchers in likelihood conception within the Eighties have been capable of turn out the lifestyles of Brownian movement, and as a result of a Laplacian, on definite fractals. An specific analytic building used to be supplied in 1989 via Jun Kigami. Differential Equations on Fractals explains Kigami's development, exhibits why it truly is typical and demanding, and unfolds a number of the fascinating effects that experience lately been discovered.

This publication can be utilized as a self-study consultant for college kids attracted to fractal research, or as a textbook for a distinct issues path.

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Intrinsic geometry of convex surfaces by S.S. Kutateladze

By S.S. Kutateladze

A.D. Alexandrov's contribution to the sector of intrinsic geometry was once unique and extremely influential. this article is a vintage that is still unsurpassed in its readability and scope. It offers his center fabric, initially released in Russian in 1948, starting wth an summary of the most suggestions after which exploring different themes, corresponding to basic propositions on an intrinsic metric; angles and curvature; life of a convex polyhedron with prescribed metric; curves on convex surfaces; and the function of particular curvature. this article offers Adefinitive resource for the improvement of intrinsic geometry and is crucial for graduate scholars who need a greater figuring out of this topic.

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Parabolic geometries. I by Andreas Cap and Jan Slovak

By Andreas Cap and Jan Slovak

Parabolic geometries surround a truly different category of geometric buildings, together with such very important examples as conformal, projective, and nearly quaternionic buildings, hypersurface sort CR-structures and diverse forms of universal distributions. The attribute function of parabolic geometries is an similar description by means of a Cartan geometry modeled on a generalized flag manifold (the quotient of a semisimple Lie workforce by way of a parabolic subgroup). history on differential geometry, with a view in the direction of Cartan connections, and on semisimple Lie algebras and their representations, which play an important function within the idea, is amassed in introductory chapters. the most half discusses the equivalence among Cartan connections and underlying buildings, together with a whole facts of Kostant's model of the Bott-Borel-Weil theorem, that's used as a major device. for plenty of examples, the whole description of the geometry and its uncomplicated invariants is labored out intimately. The structures of correspondence areas and twistor areas and analogs of the Fefferman building are offered either more often than not and in different examples. The final bankruptcy reviews Weyl buildings, which supply periods of uncommon connections in addition to an an identical description of the Cartan connection when it comes to info linked to the underlying geometry. a number of purposes are mentioned in the course of the textual content

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Geometric approaches to differential equations by Peter J. Vassiliou, Ian G. Lisle

By Peter J. Vassiliou, Ian G. Lisle

Here's a concise and obtainable exposition of quite a lot of issues in geometric ways to differential equations. The authors current an summary of this constructing topic and introduce a few comparable themes, together with twistor conception, vortex filament dynamics, calculus of diversifications, external differential structures and Bäcklund changes. The ebook is a perfect start line for graduate scholars embarking on study.

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Modern Geometry— Methods and Applications: Part II: The by B. A. Dubrovin, S. P. Novikov, A. T. Fomenko (auth.)

By B. A. Dubrovin, S. P. Novikov, A. T. Fomenko (auth.)

Up until eventually lately, Riemannian geometry and simple topology weren't incorporated, even by way of departments or schools of arithmetic, as obligatory matters in a university-level mathematical schooling. the normal classes within the classical differential geometry of curves and surfaces which have been given as an alternative (and nonetheless are given in a few areas) have come steadily to be considered as anachronisms. although, there was hitherto no unanimous contract as to precisely how such classes could be stated up to now, that's to claim, which components of recent geometry can be considered as totally necessary to a latest mathematical schooling, and what will be the suitable point of abstractness in their exposition. the duty of designing a modernized direction in geometry used to be began in 1971 within the mechanics department of the school of Mechanics and arithmetic of Moscow kingdom collage. The subject-matter and point of abstractness of its exposition have been dictated by way of the view that, as well as the geometry of curves and surfaces, the subsequent issues are definitely worthy within the numerous components of program of arithmetic (especially in elasticity and relativity, to call yet two), and are accordingly crucial: the speculation of tensors (including covariant differentiation of them); Riemannian curvature; geodesics and the calculus of adaptations (including the conservation legislation and Hamiltonian formalism); the actual case of skew-symmetric tensors (i. e.

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Gradient flows in metric spaces and in the space of by Luigi Ambrosio

By Luigi Ambrosio

This publication is dedicated to a idea of gradient flows in areas which aren't inevitably endowed with a normal linear or differentiable constitution. It includes elements, the 1st one pertaining to gradient flows in metric areas and the second dedicated to gradient flows within the area of likelihood measures on a separable Hilbert area, endowed with the Kantorovich-Rubinstein-Wasserstein distance.

The elements have a few connections, given that the distance of likelihood measures offers a massive version to which the "metric" thought applies, however the ebook is conceived in one of these method that the 2 elements should be learn independently, the 1st one by means of the reader extra drawn to non-smooth research and research in metric areas, and the second through the reader extra oriented in the direction of the functions in partial differential equations, degree idea and probability.

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Einstein Manifolds by Arthur L. Besse

By Arthur L. Besse

From the reviews:

"[...] a good reference publication for lots of basic options of Riemannian geometry. [...] regardless of its size, the reader could have no trouble in getting the texture of its contents and studying very good examples of all interplay of geometry with partial differential equations, topology, and Lie teams. in particular, the booklet presents a transparent perception into the scope and variety of difficulties posed through its title."
S.M. Salamon in MathSciNet 1988

"It appeared prone to a person who learn the former booklet by way of a similar writer, particularly "Manifolds all of whose geodesic are closed", that the current ebook will be some of the most very important ever released on Riemannian geometry. This prophecy is certainly fulfilled."
T.J. Wilmore in Bulletin of the London Mathematical Society 1987

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