An introductory course in differential geometry and the Atiyah-Singer index theorem
by Paul Loya
Publisher: Binghamton University 2005
Number of pages: 137
This is a lecture-based class on the celebrated 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.
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