Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics

, Volume 46, Issue 6, pp 893–900 | Cite as

The Gauss-Bonnet theorem

  • M. S. Raghunathan


In this note we give a proof of the Gauss-Bonnet theorem for Riemannian manifolds (of any dimension) using Morse theory.

Key words

Chern Weil theory Euler characteristic 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Centre for MathematicsIndian Institute of TechnologyMumbaiIndia

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