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By Vladimir G Ivancevic

ISBN-10: 9812706143

ISBN-13: 9789812706140

This graduate-level monographic textbook treats utilized differential geometry from a contemporary clinical viewpoint. Co-authored through the originator of the world's prime human movement simulator - "Human Biodynamics Engine", a fancy, 264-mechanical process, modeled by way of differential-geometric instruments - this is often the 1st e-book that mixes glossy differential geometry with a large spectrum of functions, from glossy mechanics and physics, through nonlinear keep an eye on, to biology and human sciences. The booklet is designed for a two-semester path, which supplies mathematicians a number of purposes for his or her thought and physicists, in addition to different scientists and engineers, a robust conception underlying their types.

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6 Geometrical Transitions . . . . . . . 7 Topological Strings and Black Hole Attractors . 8 Application: Advanced Geometry and Topology of String Theory . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Noncommutative Gauge Theory . 2 Open Strings in the Presence of Constant B−Field . . . . . 2 K−Theory Classification of Strings . . . . . . 1232 1232 1233 . . 1235 1241 Bibliography 1253 Index 1295 April 19, 2007 16:57 WSPC/Book Trim Size for 9in x 6in ApplDifGeom Chapter 1 Introduction In this introductory chapter we will firstly give a soft, ‘plain English’ introduction into manifolds and related differential–geometric terms, with intention to make this book accessible to the wider scientific and engineering community.

3 Hamiltonian Action and Neural Path Integral . . . . . . . . . 10 Path Integrals via Jets: Perturbative Quantum Fields . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Sum over Geometries and Topologies . . . . . . 1 Simplicial Quantum Geometry . . . . . . 2 Discrete Gravitational Path Integrals . . . . 3 Regge Calculus . . . . . . . . . . 4 Lorentzian Path Integral . . . . . . . 5 Application: Topological Phase Transitions and Hamiltonian Chaos . . . . . .

This structure is preserved by homeomorphisms (invertible maps that are continuous in both directions). In the case of a differentiable manifold, a set of charts called an atlas allows us to do calculus on manifolds. Polar coordinates, for example, form a chart for the plane R2 minus the positive x−axis and the origin. Another example of a chart is the map χtop mentioned above, a chart for the circle. April 19, 2007 16:57 WSPC/Book Trim Size for 9in x 6in Introduction ApplDifGeom 7 charts. The atlas containing all possible charts consistent with a given atlas is called the maximal atlas.

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