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Analysis on Manifolds

  • Walter Thirring

Abstract

The intuitive picture of a smooth surface becomes analytic with the concept of a manifold. On the small scale a manifold looks like a Euclidean space, so that infinitesimal operations like differentiation may be defined on it.

Keywords

Vector Field Open Subset Tangent Space Tangent Bundle Inverse Image 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Walter Thirring
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  1. 1.Institute for Theoretical PhysicsUniversity of ViennaAustria

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