Lectures on Exterior Differential Systems
by M. Kuranishi
Publisher: Tata Institute of Fundamental Research 1962
Number of pages: 117
Contents: Parametrization of sets of integral submanifolds (Regular linear maps, Germs of submanifolds of a manifold); Exterior differential systems (Differential systems with independent variables); Prolongation of Exterior Differential Systems.
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