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By I. M. James

The Mathematical Works of J. H. C. Whitehead, quantity 1: Differential Geometry includes all of Whitehead's released paintings on differential geometry, besides a few papers on algebras. each one of these have been written within the interval 1929-1937, yet a couple of later articles are integrated.
The publication starts off with a listing of Whitehead's works, in chronological order of writing in addition to a biographical word through M. H. A. Newman and Barbara Whitehead, and a mathematical appreciation through John Milnor. this is often via separate chapters on subject matters comparable to linear connections; a style of acquiring common representations for a projective connection; illustration of projective areas; convex areas within the geometry of paths; in the community homogeneous areas in differential geometry; and the decomposition of an infinitesimal team. additionally incorporated are chapters on in the community homogeneous areas in differential geometry; Maurer's equations; linear associative algebras; an expression of Hopf's invariant as an quintessential; and normalizators of transformation groups.

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