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Affine Differential Geometry : Geometry of Affine Immersions - Katsumi Nomizu

Affine Differential Geometry

Geometry of Affine Immersions

Hardcover Published: 27th January 1995
ISBN: 9780521441773
Number Of Pages: 280

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Affine differential geometry has undergone a period of revival and rapid progress in the past decade. This book is a self-contained and systematic account of affine differential geometry from a contemporary view. It covers not only the classical theory, but also introduces the modern developments of the past decade. The authors have concentrated on the significant features of the subject and their relationship and application to such areas as Riemannian, Euclidean, Lorentzian and projective differential geometry. In so doing, they also provide a modern introduction to the latter. Some of the important geometric surfaces considered are illustrated by computer graphics.

"...a very beautiful book, which will be cherished by anyone who works in the field...very pleasant to read; the authors take their time to explain everything very clearly and always come to the point...I enjoyed reading this excellent book, and I can recommend it to every differential geometer." Franki Dillen, Mathematical Reviews

Affine geometry and affine connections
Geometry of affine immersions: the basic theory
Models with remarkable properties
Affine-geometric structures
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ISBN: 9780521441773
ISBN-10: 0521441773
Series: Cambridge Tracts in Mathematics
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 280
Published: 27th January 1995
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.58

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