It was over three years ago, at the annual meeting of the American Ma- ematical Society in San Diego, California, that Dr. Paul Roos of Kluwer asked me to poll Finsler geometers around the world as to their interest in writing a HANDBOOK OF FINSLER GEOMETRY. The result of that query was a resounding a?rmation, and here at long last, is the ?nal result. You have in your hands,the most complete and authoritative exposition of state-of-the-art Finsler geometry that is possible, today. Each of the eleven partsiscompletely independent of the rest, and each has been written with mathematics and science students in mind. These articles are accessible! P. L. Antonelli Edmonton, Alberta, Canada June, 2003 xv ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The editors would like to express their sincere thanks to Vivian Spak, who typeset this book, and to Scott Berard, who kept our computers running. xvii HANDBOOK OF FINSLER GEOMETRY Volume 2 PART 1 Complex Finsler Geometry TadashiAikou Contents 1K...ahler Fibrations 9 1. 1 Fibrations...9 1. 2 LocalTreatments...10 1. 3 Bott Connections...13 1. 3. 1 StructureTensors...14 1. 3. 2 Bott Connections...16 1. 4 K..ahlerFibration ...18 2Complex Finsler Bundles 23 2.
1 Vector Bundles Over Complex Projective Space ...23 2. 2 ComplexFinslerMetrics...27 2. 2. 1 Complete Circular Domains and Minkowski Functionals . 27 r r?1 2. 2. 2 Complex Finsler Metrics on C and Kahler ...Metrics on P 30 2. 2. 3 Complex Finsler Metric on Vector Bundles ...
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 1437
Weight: 2887 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 mm
Edition: 1st ed. 2003
From the reviews:
"Finsler geometry is the most general among those geometries which satisfy certain highly natural conditions. ... In the last fifty years many papers and more books appeared on Finsler geometry. So it became difficult to obtain a good overlook on the subject. The present Handbook aims to fill this gap. ... The authors wrote well understandable parts. So the book is easily readable also with little knowledge on Finsler geometry." (Lajos Tamassy, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 1057 (8), 2005)