Manifolds: Current Research Areas
by Paul Bracken (ed.)
Publisher: InTech 2017
Number of pages: 158
Differential geometry is a very active field of research and has many applications to areas such as physics and gravity, for example. The papers in this book cover a number of subjects which will be of interest to workers in these areas.
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by J.L. Koszul - Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
From the table of contents: Differential Calculus; Differentiable Bundles; Connections on Principal Bundles; Holonomy Groups; Vector Bundles and Derivation Laws; Holomorphic Connections (Complex vector bundles, Almost complex manifolds, etc.).
by Dave Auckly - arXiv
This paper introduced undergraduates to the Atiyah-Singer index theorem. It includes a statement of the theorem, an outline of the easy part of the heat equation proof. It includes counting lattice points and knot concordance as applications.
by Stefan Waldmann - arXiv
We discuss the solution theory of geometric wave equations as they arise in Lorentzian geometry: for a normally hyperbolic differential operator the existence and uniqueness properties of Green functions and Green operators is discussed.
by R. Bryant, P. Griffiths, D. Grossman - University Of Chicago Press
The authors present the results of their development of a theory of the geometry of differential equations, focusing especially on Lagrangians and Poincare-Cartan forms. They also cover certain aspects of the theory of exterior differential systems.