A Short Survey on Curvature and Topology

  • Jürgen Jost
Part of the Universitext book series (UTX)


We have now covered almost half of the chapters of the present textbook and the more elementary aspects of the subject. Before penetrating into more advanced topics, a short survey on some directions of global Riemannian geometry may be a useful orientation guide. Because of the size and scope of the present book, this survey needs to be selective.


Riemannian Manifold Sectional Curvature Riemannian Geometry Differentiable Manifold Short Survey 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jürgen Jost
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  1. 1.Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the SciencesLeipzigGermany

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