Topics in differential geometry: selected papers and lectures of Shiing-Shen Chern / edited by Shiu-Yuen Cheng and Lizhen Ji

Auteur: Chern, Shiing-Shen (1911-2004) - AuteurAuteur secondaire : Cheng, Shiu-Yuen - Editeur scientifique ; Ji, Lizhen (1964-) - Editeur scientifiqueType de document: MonographieCollection: Surveys of modern mathematics ; 11Langue: anglaisPays: Etats Unis, ChineÉditeur: Somerville (Mass.) : International Press, cop. 2017Description: 1 vol. (238 p.) ; 26 cm ISBN: 9781571463418 ; br. Résumé: This volume presents a set of never-before-published notes from lectures given by S.-S. Chern in 1951 on the topic of “Minimal Submanifolds in a Riemannian Manifold.” Also presented are five of Chern’s expository papers which complement the lecture notes and provide an overview of the scope and power of differential geometry: “From Triangles to Manifolds,” “Curves and Surfaces in Euclidean Space,” “Characteristic Classes and Characteristic Forms,” “Geometry and Physics,” and “The Geometry of G-Structures.”. Sujets MSC: 53-06 Differential geometry -- Proceedings, conferences, collections, etc
53C42 Differential geometry -- Global differential geometry -- Immersions (minimal, prescribed curvature, tight, etc.)
53-03 Differential geometry -- Historical
01A75 History and biography -- History of mathematics and mathematicians -- Collected or selected works; reprintings or translations of classics
53Axx Differential geometry -- Classical differential geometry
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This volume presents a set of never-before-published notes from lectures given by S.-S. Chern in 1951 on the topic of “Minimal Submanifolds in a Riemannian Manifold.”

Also presented are five of Chern’s expository papers which complement the lecture notes and provide an overview of the scope and power of differential geometry: “From Triangles to Manifolds,” “Curves and Surfaces in Euclidean Space,” “Characteristic Classes and Characteristic Forms,” “Geometry and Physics,” and “The Geometry of G-Structures.”

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