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A Course in Metric Geometry

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The style is Russian which I like, but it’s not the best example of this type of writing. The authors also do a good job in general of summoning the neccessary background material without dwelling on review too extensively; you should probably have already seen the Hausdorff measure and the fundamental group before you pick up this book, but the book recalls the main concepts and results with helpful exercises in case your memory has faded or don’t have much experience with such notions.

This paper is a continuation of our paper about boundary rigidity and filling minimality of metrics close to flat ones. Online Price 1 Label: For example, polyhedral complexes are not rigorously defined. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.


I adopted this text for a new graduate course that I taught on Metric Geometry. Customers who bought this item also bought. More by Dmitri Burago Search this author in: Share your thoughts with other customers.

English Choose a language for shopping. There is great emphasis on exposition in this book; Burago makes great effort to motivate definitions and provide interesting examples.

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More by Sergei Ivanov Search this author in: Unfortunately, the book has many, many typos. The reader is cautioned, however, that numerous typographic errors ifanov to be found some in fundamental definitions. The objective of this graduate textbook is twofold: Set up a giveaway.

Online Price 2 Label: For now, I have switched to Bridson-Haefliger. See and discover other items: With additional work this could be a great textbook, and five years later I am still hoping that the authors will take the butago to go through it at least a couple hurago more times.

Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. The authors set a challenging goal of making the core parts of the book accessible to first-year graduate students.


The writing is also rough in places.

It seems unlikely to me that a reader who is interested in length spaces would not already have at least passing aquaintence with Riemannian geometry. Amazon Drive Cloud storage ivanob Amazon.

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Actually it’s more than just a list of typos: More by Dmitri Burago Search this author in: A Course in Metric Geometry. Buy the selected items together This item: Some of the exercises are excellent. We show that compact regions close to a hyperbolic one are boundary distance rigid and strict minimal fillings. Area minimizers and boundary rigidity of almost hyperbolic metrics. You have access to this content. The authors set a challenging goal of making the core parts of the book accessible to first-year graduate students.

You have access to this content. Even the review of Riemannian geometry, which might be too long for some, is appropriate to firmly establish notation and because hyperbolic geometry and Riemannian curvature are so central to the topic of the text.

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