5 edition of **Riemann, topology, and physics** found in the catalog.

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- 26 Currently reading

Published
**1987**
by Birkhäuser in Boston
.

Written in English

- Germany
- Riemann, Bernhard, 1826-1866.,
- Topology.,
- Mathematical physics.,
- Mathematicians -- Germany -- Biography.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | Michael Monastyrsky ; with a foreword by Freeman J. Dyson ; translated by James King and Victoria King ; edited by R. O. Wells, Jr. |

Contributions | Wells, R. O. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA29.R425 M6613 1987 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xiii, 158 p. : |

Number of Pages | 158 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL2734114M |

ISBN 10 | 081763262X |

LC Control Number | 86028399 |

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It provides a model for a large number of more recent developments in areas including manifold topology, global analysis, algebraic geometry, Riemannian geometry, and diverse topics in mathematical physics. This graduate text on Riemann surface theory proves the fundamental analytical results on the existence of meromorphic functions and the. If you get a book about Riemannian geometry to precede a study of general relativity, you might be disappointed. Spacetime is pseudo-Riemannian. Once you get through your pure-math textbook.. you’ll have to revisit every single theorem to figure o.

The theory of Riemann surfaces occupies a very special place in mathematics. It is a culmination of much of traditional calculus, making surprising connections with geometry and arithmetic. It is an extremely useful part of mathematics, knowledge of which is needed by specialists in many other fields. It provides a model for a large number of more recent developments in areas Author: Simon Donaldson. Mathematics - Mathematics - Riemann: When Gauss died in , his post at Göttingen was taken by Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet. One mathematician who found the presence of Dirichlet a stimulus to research was Bernhard Riemann, and his few short contributions to mathematics were among the most influential of the century. Riemann’s first paper, his doctoral thesis .

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The author, a distinguished mathematical physicist, takes into account his own research at the Riemann archives of Göttingen University and developments over the last decade that connect Riemann Cited by: This significantly and physics book second edition of Riemann, Topology, and Physics combines a fascinating account of the life and work of Bernhard Riemann with a lucid discussion of current interaction between topology and physics, The author, a distinguished mathematical physicist, takes into account his own research at the Riemann archives of GAttingen University and/5.

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And physics book author, a distinguished mathematical physicist, takes into account his own research at the Riemann archives of Göttingen University and developments over the last decade that connect Riemann. The Riemann biography is short and terse, like Riemann's own writings. It describes in few words and fewer equations the revolutionary ideas which Riemann brought into mathematics and physics a hundred and twenty years : Birkhäuser Basel.

Only the author's youth can account for the insane enterprise of presenting the scientific achievements and the biography of Riemann in 60 pages and the c- nection between physics and topology in the same space. Judging from the fact that the book sold out and got favorable reviews, there is a demand for publications of this type.

The book does three things very well: it reminds us of the range and depth of Riemann’s interests, which are emblematic of what the author values in mathematical physics; describes some of the many successes of Russian mathematicians and physicists; and it provides a lucid account of some modern work in which topology is genuinely applied.

The Riemann biography is short and terse, like Riemann's own writings. It describes in few words and fewer equations the revolutionary ideas which Riemann brought into mathematics and physics a hundred and twenty years ago. Riemann, Topology, and Physics (Modern Birkhäuser Classics) and over 2 million other books are available for Amazon Kindle/5(2).

Since its birth in Poincaré's seminal "Analysis Situs", topology has become a cornerstone of mathematics. As with all beautiful mathematical concepts, topology inevitably — resonating with that Wignerian principle of the effectiveness of mathematics in the natural sciences — finds its prominent role in physics.

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I want to learn more about calculus on manifolds and Riemann Geometry. I have been reading the book Geometry, Topology and Physics by Nakahara. But I find that it is difficult to read due to the lack of theorems and proofs.

I would like to find a book that has a clear structure and is on a level suitable for a Ph.D student in Mathematics. Books about analytic number theory in general that include some material about the Riemann Hypothesis or Riemann's Zeta Function.

Books that consist of collections of mathematical tables. Books that are paper-length (say, under 50 pages) Doctoral dissertations (published books based upon doctoral dissertations are, of course, included). Buy Riemann, Topology, and Physics by Michael I.

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2nd Printing Riemann was born into a poor Lutheran pastor’s family, and all his life he was a shy and introverted person. He was fortunate to have a schoolteacher who recognized his rare mathematical ability and lent him advanced books to read, including Adrien-Marie Legendre’s Number Theory ().

Riemann read the book in a week and then claimed to know it by heart.The book does three things very well: it reminds us of the range and depth of Riemann s interests, which are emblematic of what the author values in mathematical physics; describes some of the many successes of Russian mathematicians and physicists; and it provides a lucid account of some modern work in which topology is genuinely applied.