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Generalized Curvatures

Jean-Marie Morvan
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Geometry and Computing 2
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1 Motivation -Curves
1.1 The length of a curve
1.2 The curvature of a curve
1.3 The Gauss map of a curve
1.4 Curves in E2

2 Motivation -Surfaces
2.1 The area of a surface
2.2 The pointwise Gauss curvature
2.3 The Gauss map of a surface
2.4 The global Gauss curvature
2.5 ... and the volume...

3 Distance and Projection
3.1 The distance function
3.2 The projection map
3.3 The reach of a subset
3.4 The Voronoi diagrams
3.5 The medial axis of a subset

4 Elements of Measure Theory
4.1 Outer measures and measures
4.2 Measurable functions and their integrals
4.3 The standard Lebesgue measure on EN
4.4 Hausdorff measures
4.5 Area and co-area formula
4.6 Radon measures
4.7 Convergence of measures

5 Polyhedra
5.1 Definitions and properties of polyhedra
5.2 Euler characteristic
5.3 Gauss curvature of a polyhedron

6 Convex Subsets
6.1 Convex subsets
6.2 Differential properties of the boundary
6.3 The volume of the boundary of a convex body
6.4 The transversal integral and the Hadwiger theorem

7 Differential Forms and Densities on EN
7.1 Differential forms and their integrals
7.2 Densities

8 Measures on Manifolds
8.1 Integration of differential forms
8.2 Density and measure on a manifold
8.3 The Fubini theorem on a fiber bundle

9 Background on Riemannian Geometry
9.1 Riemannian metric and Levi-Civita connexion
9.2 Properties of the curvature tensor
9.3 Connexion forms and curvature forms
9.4 The volume form
9.5 The Gauss-Bonnet theorem
9.6 Spheres and balls
9.7 The Grassmann manifolds

10 Riemannian Submanifolds
10.1 Some generalities on (smooth) submanifolds
10.3 Hypersurfaces in EN
10.4 Submanifolds in EN of any codimension
10.5TheGaussmapofasubmanifold..... 140

11 Currents
11.1 Basic definitions and properties on currents
11.2 Rectifiable currents
11.3Three theorems

12 Approximation of the Volume
12.1 Thegeneralframework
12.2 A general evaluation theorem for the volume
12.3 An approximation result
12.4 Aconvergence theorem for the volume

13 Approximation of the Length of Curves
13.1 A general approximation result
13.2 An approximation by a polygonal line

14 Approximation of the Area of Surfaces
14.1 A general approximation of the area
14.2 Triangulations
14.3 Relative height of a triangulation inscribed in a surface
14.4 A bound on the deviation angle
14.5 Approximation of the area of a smooth surface by the
area of a triangulation

15 The Steiner Formula for Convex Subsets
15.1 The Steiner formula for convex bodies (1840)
15.2 Examples:segments,discsandballs
15.3 Convex bodies in EN whose boundary is a polyhedron
15.4 Convex bodies with smooth boundary
15.5 Evaluation of the Quermassintegrale by means of transversal integrals
15.6 Continuity of the k
15.7 Anadditivity formula

16 Tubes Formula
16.1 The Lipschitz-Killingcurvatures
16.2 The tubes formulaofH.Weyl(1939)
16.3 The Eule rcharacteristic
16.4 Partial continuity of the k
16.5 Transversal integrals
16.6 On the differentiability of the immersions

17 Subsets of Positive Reach
17.1 Subsets of positive reach (H. Federer, 1958)
17.2 The Steiner formula
17.3 Curvature measures
17.4 The Euler characteristic
17.5 The problem of continuity of the k
17.6 Thetransversalintegralses

18 Invariant Forms
18.1 Invariant forms on EN × EN
18.2 Invariant differential forms on EN × SN-1
18.3 Examplesinlow dimensions

19 The Normal Cycle
19.1 The notion of a normal cycle
19.2 Existence and uniqueness of the normal cycle
19.3 A convergence theorem
19.4 Approximation of normal cycles

20 Curvature Measures of Geometric Sets
20.1 Definition of curvatures
20.2 Continuity of the Mk
20.3 Curvature measures of geometric sets
20.4 Convergence and approximation theorems

21 Second Fundamental Measure
21.1 A vector valued invariant form
21.2 Second fundamental measure associated to a geometric set
21.3 The case of a smooth hypersurface
21.4 The case of a polyhedron
21.5 Convergence and approximation
21.6 An example of application

22 Curvature Measures in E2
22.1 Invariant forms of E2 × S1
22.2 Bounded domains in E2
22.3 Plane curves
22.4 The length of plane curves
22.5 The curvature of plane curves

23 Curvature Measures in E3
23.1 Invariant forms of E3 × S2
23.2 Space curves and polygons
23.3 Surfaces and bounded domains in E3
23.4 Second fundamental measure for surfaces

24 Approximation of the Curvature of Curves
24.1 Curves in E2
24.2 Curves in E3

25 Approximation of the Curvatures of Surfaces
25.1 The general approximation result
25.2 Approximation by a triangulation

26 On Restricted Delaunay Triangulations
26.1 Delaunay triangulation
26.2 Approximation using a Delaunay triangulation