Differential Geometry via Differential Forms



In this chapter we present a brief introduction to some basic concepts of differential geometry. As the reader will see, the facility we have developed with differential forms will greatly aid us in this endeavor.


Covariant Derivative Tangent Vector Gaussian Curvature Euler Characteristic Directional Derivative 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsPitzer CollegeClaremontUSA

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