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I chose this text because it has exercises, it appears to cover nonpositive and nonnegative curvature in roughly equal proportion, and it’s less than half the price of Bridson-Haefliger. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

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Write a customer review. Actually it’s more than just a list of typos: The book contains many exercises, which form a vital part of exposition.

This paper is a continuation of our paper about boundary rigidity and filling minimality of metrics close to flat ones.

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Of course, a well-trained mathematician can get past the burafo, but this text is supposed to be for first year graduate students. Brago Price 2 Label: For example, polyhedral complexes are not rigorously defined. We show that 1 geodesics on saddle surfaces in a space of any dimension behave as they are expected to: Learn more about Amazon Prime. You do not have access to this content. Online Price 2 Label: Most new concepts and methods are introduced and illustrated using simplest cases and avoiding technicalities.

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American Mathematical Society July Language: Overall, the book provides an interesting and and accessible introduction to an important class of spaces length spaces arise as limits of sequences of Riemannian manifolds. Ordering on the AMS Bookstore is limited to individuals for personal use only. Download Email Please enter a valid email address. Anyone who is intensely concerned with Riemmannian geometry will not pass up this book.


Dates First available in Project Euclid: Keywords Finsler metric saddle surface convex surface geodesic.

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