Geometry of Manifolds

A computer rendering of two curved planes- one intersected by a line, the other has been modified to avoid the intsection by bending the plane.

These figures show Whitney's trick for removing intersection points of immersions. (Image by Prof. Tomasz Mrowka.)


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Fall 2004



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Geometry of Manifolds analyzes topics such as the differentiable manifolds and vector fields and forms. It also makes an introduction to Lie groups, the de Rham theorem, and Riemannian manifolds.

Mrowka, Tomasz. 18.965 Geometry of Manifolds, Fall 2004. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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