Item description for Surgical Methods in Rigidity (Tata Institute Lectures on Mathematics and Physics) by F. Thomas Farrell...
This book is an introduction to the topological rigidity theorem for compact non-positively curved Riemannian manifolds. It contains a quick informal account of the background material from surgery theory and controlled topology prerequesite to this result. It is intended for researchers and advanced graduate students in both differential geometry and topology. This book is the content of a course given by the author at TIFR in 1993.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.8" Width: 6.8" Height: 0.3" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date May 2, 2001
ISBN 3540589775 ISBN13 9783540589778