MATH 458 Honours Differential Geometry (3 credits)

Offered by: Mathematics and Statistics (Faculty of Science)


Mathematics & Statistics (Sci) : In addition to the topics of MATH 320, topics in the global theory of plane and space curves, and in the global theory of surfaces are presented. These include: total curvature and the Fary-Milnor theorem on knotted curves, abstract surfaces as 2-d manifolds, the Euler characteristic, the Gauss-Bonnet theorem for surfaces.

Terms: Winter 2018

Instructors: Jacques Claude Hurtubise (Winter)

  • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken MATH 380.