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The Theory and Applications of Harmonic Integrals : Cambridge Mathematical Library - W. V. D. Hodge

The Theory and Applications of Harmonic Integrals

Cambridge Mathematical Library

Paperback

Published: 24th July 1989
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First published in 1941, this book, by one of the foremost geometers of his day, rapidly became a classic. In its original form the book constituted a section of Hodge's essay for which the Adam's prize of 1936 was awarded, but the author substantially revised and rewrote it. The book begins with an exposition of the geometry of manifolds and the properties of integrals on manifolds. The remainder of the book is then concerned with the application of the theory of harmonic integrals to other branches of mathematics, particularly to algebraic varieties and to continuous groups. Differential geometers and workers in allied subjects will welcome this reissue both for its lucid account of the subject and for its historical value. For this paperback edition, Professor Sir Michael Atiyah has written a foreword that sets Hodges work in its historical context and relates it briefly to developments.

Reimannian Manifolds
Integrals and their periods
Harmonic Integrals
Applications to algebraic varieties
Applications to the theory of continuous groups
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ISBN: 9780521358811
ISBN-10: 0521358817
Series: Cambridge Mathematical Library
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 300
Published: 24th July 1989
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.44