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Re: Looking for MMA Code/Modern Diff. Geom./Alfred Gray

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  • Subject: [mg1109] Re: Looking for MMA Code/Modern Diff. Geom./Alfred Gray
  • From: pmiddents at kendaco.telebyte.com
  • Date: Mon, 15 May 1995 00:11:41 -0400
  • Organization: Telebyte North West Silverdale, Wa

>   NVESTRUP at bcsc02.gov.bc.ca writes:
>     I have borrowed a library copy of "Modern Differential Geometry"
>  by Alfred Gray but have been unable to find the Mathematica source
>  files that are referenced in the book.  I have contacted the publisher
>  (CRC Press) but they have no record of a diskette or electronic
>  supplement for the book.
>   
>     I checked MathSource and found a reference to the book, but no
>  mention of electronic materials.  Does anyone know if there is an
>  electronic supplement available?
>   
>     Thanks for any help.
>   
>   
>  Norm Vestrup
>  Hardware Planning, BC Systems Corporation
>  Victoria, British Columbia, Canada  V8X 4S8
>  Tel: 604-389-3742   Internet: nvestrup at bcsc02.gov.bc.ca
>  
>  
>  
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I can't help with a source for an electronic supplement but I find the book very useful. The code is very useable in small pieces and so you 
should not hesitate to explore the book and type in the code bits as you go. Wickham-Jones in "Mathematica Graphics" cites Gray and uses 
examples from it. I have not seen any reviews of the book from the mathematical or Mathematica community but would be very interested in 
seeing one. The book really has opened up differential geometry to me.

Paul Middents
Olympic College
Bremerton, WA.



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