Origin of Riemannian geometry

after G. F. B.*Riemann*(1826-66), German mathematician

a form of non-Euclidean geometry in which there are no parallel lines, since its figures can be conceived as constructed on a curved surface where all straight lines intersect, and in which the sum of the angles of a triangle exceeds 180°

Origin of Riemannian geometry

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noun

A non-Euclidean system of geometry based on the postulate that within a plane every pair of lines intersects.

Origin of Riemannian geometry

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Noun

(*uncountable*)

- the branch of differential geometry that studies Riemannian manifolds

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