Differential Forms and Cohomology: Course
by Peter Saveliev
Publisher: Intelligent Perception 2013
Differential forms provide a modern view of calculus. They also give you a start with algebraic topology in the sense that one can extract topological information about a manifold from its space of differential forms. It is called cohomology.
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