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A Sampler of Riemann-Finsler Geometry

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A Sampler of Riemann-Finsler Geometry
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0521831814
ISBN-13: 9780521831819
Number of pages: 376

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Finsler geometry generalizes Riemannian geometry in the same sense that Banach spaces generalize Hilbert spaces. This book presents an expository account of seven important topics in Riemann-Finsler geometry, ones which have recently undergone significant development but have not had a detailed pedagogical treatment elsewhere. The contributors consider issues related to volume, geodesics, curvature, complex differential geometry, and parametrized jet bundles, and include a variety of instructive examples.

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