2 edition of **Pseudo-riemannian geometry, [delta]-invariants and applications** found in the catalog.

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Published
**2011**
by World Scientific in Singapore, New Jersey
.

Written in English

- Riemannian Geometry,
- Riemannian manifolds,
- Submanifolds,
- Invariants

**Edition Notes**

Includes bibliographical references (p. 439-462) and indexes.

Statement | Bang-Yen Chen |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA649 .C4825 2011 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xxxii, 477 p. : |

Number of Pages | 477 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL25232322M |

ISBN 10 | 9814329630 |

ISBN 10 | 9789814329637 |

LC Control Number | 2011377751 |

OCLC/WorldCa | 728077572 |

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