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Geometry in Physics by Alexander Altland

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Geometry in Physics
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Number of pages: 79

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From the table of contents: Exterior Calculus (Exterior Algebra, Differential forms in Rn, Metric, Gauge theory, Summary and outlook); Manifolds (Basic structures, Tangent space, Summary and outlook); Lie groups (Generalities, Lie group actions, Lie algebras, Lie algebra actions, From Lie algebras to Lie groups).

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