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16:640:534 - Select Topics Geometry I

Feng Luo


Topics in Geometry




Complex Analysis, Basic Geometry


We will cover a wide range of topics in geometry. The main theme will be Riemann surfaces, Teichmuller spaces and hyperbolic structures. Discretization of Riemann surfaces and uniformization theorem will be introduced. Other related topics to be covered include: integral geometry, convexity, ergodicity, Cauchy rigidity theorem, Hadwiger theorem, Steiner’s theorem, Crofton formulae, circle packing and their rigidity, Steinitz realization theorem, Brunn-Minkowski inequality, billiards and geodesic flows.

This is intended to be a self-contained course for graduate and advanced undergraduate students.


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