Riemann Surfaces, Dynamics and Geometry
by Curtis McMullen
Publisher: Harvard University 2008
Number of pages: 167
This course will concern the interaction between: hyperbolic geometry in dimensions 2 and 3, the dynamics of iterated rational maps, and the theory of Riemann surfaces and their deformations. Intended for advanced graduate students. Acquaintance with complex analysis, hyperbolic geometry, Lie groups and dynamical systems will be useful.
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by David R. Wilkins - Trinity College, Dublin
From the table of contents: Smooth Manifolds; Tangent Spaces; Affine Connections on Smooth Manifolds; Riemannian Manifolds; Geometry of Surfaces in R3; Geodesics in Riemannian Manifolds; Complete Riemannian Manifolds; Jacobi Fields.
by Shlomo Sternberg
Course notes for an introduction to Riemannian geometry and its principal physical application, Einstein’s theory of general relativity. The background assumed is a good grounding in linear algebra and in advanced calculus.
by M. Arnaudon, F. Barbaresco, L. Yang - arXiv
This paper is a short summary of our recent work on the medians and means of probability measures in Riemannian manifolds. The existence and uniqueness results of local medians are given. We propose a subgradient algorithm and prove its convergence.
by Adam Marsh - arXiv
A pedagogical but concise overview of Riemannian geometry is provided in the context of usage in physics. The emphasis is on defining and visualizing concepts and relationships between them, as well as listing common confusions and relevant theorems.