2 edition of **Riemannian geometry** found in the catalog.

Riemannian geometry

Karsten Grove

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Published
**1999** by University of Aarhus, Dept. of Mathemtics in Aarhus, Denmark .

Written in English

- Geometry, Riemannian.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | Karsten Grove. |

Series | Lecture notes series -- no. 65., Lecture notes series (Aarhus universitet. Matematisk institut) -- no. 65. |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | 59 p. ; |

Number of Pages | 59 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL15552513M |

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We propose a subgradient algorithm and prove its convergence. It starts with the definition of Riemannian and semi-Riemannian structures on manifolds.

The existence and uniqueness results of local medians are given. Eisenhart played an active role in developing Princeton's preeminence among the world's centers for mathematical study, and Riemannian geometry book is equally renowned for his achievements as a researcher and an educator.

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