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 Brian White - arXiv
The goal was to give beginning graduate students an introduction to some of the most important basic facts and ideas in minimal surface theory. Prerequisites: the reader should know basic complex analysis and elementary differential geometry.
by Aleks Kleyn, Alexandre Laugier - arXiv
In this paper, we considered the definition of orthonormal basis in Minkowski space, the structure of metric tensor relative to orthonormal basis, procedure of orthogonalization. Contents: Preface; Minkowski Space; Examples of Minkowski Space.
by Paul Loya - Binghamton University
This is a lecture-based class on the Atiyah-Singer index theorem, proved in the 60's by Sir Michael Atiyah and Isadore Singer. Their work on this theorem lead to a joint Abel prize in 2004. Requirements: Knowledge of topology and manifolds.
by M. Desbrun, P. Schroeder, M. Wardetzky - Columbia University
This new and elegant area of mathematics has exciting applications, as this text demonstrates by presenting practical examples in geometry processing (surface fairing, parameterization, and remeshing) and simulation (of cloth, shells, rods, fluids).