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The classification of exotic spheres by Kervaire and Milnor ( 1963 ) led to the emergence of surgery theory as a major tool in high-dimensional topology. Mathematical analysis of curves and surfaces had been developed to answer some of the nagging and unanswered questions that appeared in Calculus, like the reasons for relationships between complex shapes and curves, series and analytic functions. The intrinsic point of view is more powerful, and for example necessary in relativity where space-time cannot naturally be taken as extrinsic. (In order then to define curvature, some structure such as a connection is necessary, so there is a price to pay.) The Nash embedding theorem shows that the points of view can be reconciled for Riemannian geometry, even for global properties.

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Publisher: Amer Mathematical Society (November 2003)

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