Basics of the Differential Geometry of Curves

  • Jean Gallier
Part of the Texts in Applied Mathematics book series (TAM, volume 38)


In this chapter we consider parametric curves, and we introduce two important invariants, curvature and torsion (in the case of a 3D curve).


Regular Point Plane Curf Normal Plane Affine Space Hilbert Curve 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean Gallier
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  1. 1.Department of Computer and Information ScienceUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

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