Differential Geometry and the Calculus of Variations

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There is a natural ordering of an infinite subset of such a collection, indexed as (gamma_i). The intrinsic point of view is more flexible. Contents: Parametrization of sets of integral submanifolds (Regular linear maps, Germs of submanifolds of a manifold); Exterior differential systems (Differential systems with independent variables); Prolongation of Exterior Differential Systems. Both discrete and continuous symmetries play prominent role in geometry, the former in topology and geometric group theory, the latter in Lie theory and Riemannian geometry.

Pages: 442

Publisher: Academic Press; First Edition edition (1968)


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