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Survey Articles in Riemannian Geometry

The papers in this volume were written by graduate students in the course
Math 240, Riemannian Geometry, in the Fall Semester of 2003. The papers
were revised by the authors after a reading by one other student and the
instructor.
Each paper is either a survey of an area or a tutorial essay in a topic
related to riemannian geometry. We hope that these papers will be useful
for students and researchers interested in a quick look at several aspects
of riemannian geometry and its applications.

The papers are in pdf format.

**
A Brief History of Morse Homology
by Yanfeng
Chen**

**
Surveying Shape Spaces
by Charless
Fowlkes**

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Chern-Weil Theory and Some Results on Classic Genera
by Fei Han
**

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The Spectrum of the Laplacian in Riemannian Geometry
by Martin Vito Cruz
**