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Euclidean geometry

Context

Geometry

Differential geometry

differential geometry

synthetic differential geometry

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Concepts

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Applications

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Idea

Euclidean geometry studies the geometry of Euclidean spaces. These spaces come equipped with a canonical Riemannian metric, and Euclidean geometry can be regarded as the local model for Riemannian geometry, in some sense.

Properties

local model spaceglobal geometrydifferential cohomologyfirst order formulation of gravity
generalKlein geometryCartan geometryCartan connection
examplesEuclidean geometryRiemannian geometryaffine connectionEuclidean gravity
Lorentzian geometrypseudo-Riemannian geometryspin connectionEinstein gravity
Lorentzian supergeometysupergeometrysuperconnectionsupergravity
generalKlein 2-geometryCartan 2-geometry
higher Klein geometryhigher Cartan geometryhigher Cartan connection
examplesextended super Minkowski spacetimeextended supergeometryhigher supergravity: type II, heterotic, 11d

Revised on July 16, 2014 03:43:12 by Urs Schreiber (89.204.139.73)