Book Volume 234 2005

Complex, Contact and Symmetric Manifolds

In Honor of L. Vanhecke


ISBN: 978-0-8176-3850-4 (Print) 978-0-8176-4424-6 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-13

    Curvature of Contact Metric Manifolds

  3. Chapter

    Pages 15-26

    A Case for Curvature: the Unit Tangent Bundle

  4. Chapter

    Pages 27-39

    Convex Hypersurfaces in Hadamard Manifolds

  5. Chapter

    Pages 41-57

    Contact Metric Geometry of the Unit Tangent Sphere Bundle

  6. Chapter

    Pages 59-74

    Topological-antitopological Fusion Equations, Pluriharmonic Maps and Special Kähler Manifolds

  7. Chapter

    Pages 75-103

    2 and ℤ-Deformation Theory for Holomorphic and Symplectic Manifolds

  8. Chapter

    Pages 105-120

    Commutative Condition on the Second Fundamental Form of CR-submanifolds of Maximal CR-dimension of a Kähler Manifold

  9. Chapter

    Pages 121-129

    The Geography of Non-Formal Manifolds

  10. Chapter

    Pages 131-143

    Total Scalar Curvatures of Geodesic Spheres and of Boundaries of Geodesic Disks

  11. Chapter

    Pages 145-152

    Curvature Homogeneous Pseudo-Riemannian Manifolds which are not Locally Homogeneous

  12. Chapter

    Pages 153-163

    On Hermitian Geometry of Complex Surfaces

  13. Chapter

    Pages 165-186

    Unit Vector Fields that are Critical Points of the Volume and of the Energy: Characterization and Examples

  14. Chapter

    Pages 187-208

    On 3D-Riemannian Manifolds with Prescribed Ricci Eigenvalues

  15. Chapter

    Pages 209-220

    Two Problems in Real and Complex Integral Geometry

  16. Chapter

    Pages 221-233

    Notes on the Goldberg Conjecture in Dimension Four

  17. Chapter

    Pages 235-254

    Curved Flats, Exterior Differential Systems, and Conservation Laws

  18. Chapter

    Pages 255-263

    Symmetric Submanifolds of Riemannian Symmetric Spaces and Symmetric R-spaces

  19. Chapter

    Pages 265-277

    Complex Forms of Quaternionic Symmetric Spaces