Secure CheckoutPersonal information is secured with SSL technology.
Free ShippingFree global shipping
No minimum order.
Preface. Chapters: 1. Preliminaries. 2. The Foundations of Projective Differential Geometry of Submanifolds. 3. Submanifolds Carrying a Net of Conjugate Lines. 4. Tangentially Degenerate Submanifolds. 5. Submanifolds with Asymptotic and Conjugate Distributions. 6. Normalized Submanifolds in a Projective Space. 7. Projective Differential Geometry of Hypersurfaces. 8. Algebraization Problems in Projective Differential Geometry.
Bibliography. Symbols Frequently Used. Index.
In this book, the general theory of submanifolds in a multidimensional projective space is constructed. The topics dealt with include osculating spaces and fundamental forms of different orders, asymptotic and conjugate lines, submanifolds on the Grassmannians, different aspects of the normalization problems for submanifolds (with special emphasis given to a connection in the normal bundle) and the problem of algebraizability for different kinds of submanifolds, the geometry of hypersurfaces and hyperbands, etc. A series of special types of submanifolds with special projective structures are studied: submanifolds carrying a net of conjugate lines (in particular, conjugate systems), tangentially degenerate submanifolds, submanifolds with asymptotic and conjugate distributions etc. The method of moving frames and the apparatus of exterior differential forms are systematically used in the book and the results presented can be applied to the problems dealing with the linear subspaces or their generalizations.
Graduate students majoring in differential geometry will find this monograph of great interest, as will researchers in differential and algebraic geometry, complex analysis and theory of several complex variables.
- No. of pages:
- © North Holland 1993
- 30th June 1993
- North Holland
- eBook ISBN:
- Hardcover ISBN:
Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys, Department of Mathematics, Moscow, Russia
New Jersey Institute of Technology, Department of Mathematics, Newark, NJ, USA
Elsevier.com visitor survey
We are always looking for ways to improve customer experience on Elsevier.com.
We would like to ask you for a moment of your time to fill in a short questionnaire, at the end of your visit.
If you decide to participate, a new browser tab will open so you can complete the survey after you have completed your visit to this website.
Thanks in advance for your time.