Diffeomorphism Groups: A First Glance

  • Augustin Banyaga
Part of the Mathematics and Its Applications book series (MAIA, volume 400)


By a smooth manifold, we will mean a finite dimensional differentiable manifold of class C. We will assume that all manifolds are Hausdorff and second countable, and hence paracompact. Unless it is said explicitly otherwise, the manifolds will be supposed to be connected and without boundary.


Vector Field Symplectic Form Smooth Manifold Topological Vector Space Contact Manifold 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Augustin Banyaga
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsThe Pennsylvania State UniversityUSA

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