An Introduction to Twistor Theory
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Introduction to Twistor Theory by Professor S. A Huggett
Book DescriptionThis book is an introduction to twistor theory and modern geometrical approaches to space-time structure at the graduate or advanced undergraduate level. The choice of material presented has evolved from graduate lectures given in London and Oxford and the authors have aimed to retain the informal tone of those lectures. The book will provide graduate students with an introduction to the literature of twistor theory, presupposing some knowledge of special relativity and differential geometry. It would also be of use for a short course on space-time structure independently of twistor theory. The physicist could be introduced gently to some of the mathematics which has proved useful in these areas, and the mathematician could be shown where sheaf cohomology and complex manifold theory can be used in physics.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521456890
(228mm x 152mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 21-Jul-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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This book is an introduction to twistor theory and modern geometrical approaches to space-time structure at the graduate or advanced undergraduate level.
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