**Tight and Taut Submanifolds**

by Thomas E. Cecil, Shiing-shen Chern

**Publisher**: Cambridge University Press 1997**ISBN/ASIN**: 0521620473**ISBN-13**: 9780521620475**Number of pages**: 349

**Description**:

Tight and taut submanifolds form an important class of manifolds with special curvature properties, one that has been studied intensively by differential geometers since the 1950's. This book contains six in-depth articles by leading experts in the field and an extensive bibliography.

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