Università degli Studi di Pavia

Dipartimento di Matematica ''F. Casorati''

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Differential and Complex Geometry

Professors:
Pirola Gian Pietro
Year:
2015/2016
Course code:
500688
ECTS:
9
SSD:
MAT/03
DM:
270/04
Lessons:
72
Period:
I semester
Language:
Italian

Objectives

The course intends to give an introduction to the basic concepts and methods of differential Geometry

Teaching methods

Lectures

Examination

Oral examination

Prerequisites

The contents of the courses Algebra 1, Geometry 1 and 2, Linear Algebra, and of the courses in Analysis of the first two years in maths courses

Syllabus

Differentiable varieties:
Tangent and cotangent spaces, vector fields and forms. Froebenius theorem, Lie groups and Lie algebras.

Elements of differentiable topology:
Sard lemma , De Rahm theorem

Riemannian Geometry:
Riemannian varieties, Levi Civita connection,
curvature, geodesics, Hopf-Rinow and Whithehead thorems, Jacobi fields.

Complex and Algebraic varieties.
Holomorphic and meromorphic functions, Kaeheler and projective varieties. Zariski topology

Bibliography

Gian Pietro Pirola: dispense.
Frank Warner: "Foundations of differentiable manifolds and Lie groups".
Graduate Texts in Mathematics, 94. Springer-Verlag, New York-Berlin.
Manfredo Perdigao Do Carmo: "Riemannian Geometry", Birkhaeuser.
Boothby, William M.: "An introduction to differentiable manifolds and
Riemannian geometry". Pure and Applied Mathematics, No. 63. Academic Press,
New York-London, 1975.
Th. Broecker and K. Jaenich: "Introduction to differential topology".
Milnor, J.: "Morse theory". Annals of Mathematics Studies, No. 51 Princeton
University Press, Princeton, N.J. 1963.
D. Huybrechts: "Complex geometry. An introduction". Universitext.
Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2005.
P.A. Griffiths, J. Harris: "Principles of algebraic geometry". John Wiley &
Sons, Inc., New York, 1994. Wiley & sons.
I.R. Shafarevich: "Basic Algebraic Geometry 1" (Second Edition), Springer, 1994.
J. Harris, "Algebraic Geometry - A First Course", Graduate Texts in Mathematics 133,
Springer, 1992.


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