Item description for A Panoramic View of Riemannian Geometry by Marcel Berger...
Riemannian geometry has today become a vast and important subject. This new book of Marcel Berger sets out to introduce readers to most of the living topics of the field and convey them quickly to the main results known to date. These results are stated without detailed proofs but the main ideas involved are described and motivated. This enables the reader to obtain a sweeping panoramic view of almost the entirety of the field. However, since a Riemannian manifold is, even initially, a subtle object, appealing to highly non-natural concepts, the first three chapters devote themselves to introducing the various concepts and tools of Riemannian geometry in the most natural and motivating way, following in particular Gauss and Riemann.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 2" Width: 6.5" Height: 9.75" Weight: 3 lbs.
Release Date Sep 6, 2007
ISBN 3540653171 ISBN13 9783540653172
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A fine book. Jun 23, 2004
This book is a good reference for anyone who wants to know about the development of riemannian geometry. It covers many active topics in modern differential geometry for every graduated students who can choose some interested fields for the thesis.