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By Elie Cartan

Foreword via S S Chern In 1926-27, Cartan gave a sequence of lectures during which he brought external varieties on the very starting and used greatly orthogonal frames all through to enquire the geometry of Riemannian manifolds. during this path he solved a chain of difficulties in Euclidean and non-Euclidean areas, in addition to a sequence of variational difficulties on geodesics. In 1960, Sergei P Finikov translated from French into Russian his notes of those Cartan's lectures and released them as a ebook entitled Riemannian Geometry in an Orthogonal body. This publication has many inventions, akin to the thought of intrinsic common differentiation and the Gaussian torsion of a submanifold in a Euclidean multidimensional area or in an area of continuing curvature, an affine connection outlined in a standard fiber package of a submanifold, and so on. It has now been translated into English through Vladislav V Goldberg, at present extraordinary Professor of arithmetic on the New Jersey Institute of expertise, united states, who additionally edited the Russian variation.

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