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Published by Longman Scientific & Technical, Wiley in Harlow, Essex, England, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Geometry, Riemannian.,
  • Holonomy groups.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 188-201.

StatementSimon Salamon.
SeriesPitman research notes in mathematics series,, 201
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQA649 .S27 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination201 p. :
Number of Pages201
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2032692M
ISBN 100470213132
LC Control Number88008414

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