Part of the Graduate Texts in Mathematics book series (GTM, volume 93)
The Theory of Surfaces
A surface in a 3-dimensional space is the simplest object having its own, internal or “intrinsic,” geometry. What exactly do we mean by this?
KeywordsTangent Space Fundamental Form Gaussian Curvature Principal Curvature Tangent Plane
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