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Re: Differential geometry

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg12687] Re: Differential geometry
  • From: Paul Middents <pmiddents at kendaco.telebyte.com>
  • Date: Mon, 1 Jun 1998 23:16:58 -0400
  • Organization: NorthWest Nexus Inc.
  • References: <6kdnvv$9sj@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

The book, "Modern Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces with
Mathematica" by Alfred Gray has what you want. Its published by CRC
Press. I found the first edition very useful. The second edition is
enlarged and specific to Version 3.0

Paul Middents
Olympic College

Yves Verbandt wrote:

> Dear Mathematica experts,
>
> Is there a package out there a package which contains standard functions
> from differential geometry (curvature, principal curvature, geodesics,
> ...) applicable to 3D surfaces which are defined as a list of points in
> space?
>
> Thanking you
> --
> *****************************************
> Yves Verbandt
> Universit Libre de Bruxelles
> Biomedical Physics Laboratory
> cp. 613/3, Route de Lennik 808,
> 1070 Bruxelles, BELGIUM
> tel. +-322-555.61.63
> fax. +-322-555.61.62
> email yverband at ulb.ac.be
> ****************************************




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