# Questions tagged [isometric-immersion]

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### Every immersion can be deformed to have only transverse self-intersections

I asked this question some time ago in MSE, but obtained no answer. Maybe this is the right place to post it.
Let $f : M^n \to \overline{M}^{n+k}$ be an immersion between smooth manifolds. Is it true ...

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### Properties that are between intrinsic and extrinsic in Riemannian geometry

Motivation (update): I am interested in properties/structures/objects that are determined by the metric alone, but are not among the usual ones that we call intrinsic, like Levi-Civita connection, ...

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### “Inflating” a closed, defined metric, manifold

Consider a two-dimensional Riemannian manifold homeomorphic to the sphere, with a defined metric.
Since we do not suppose that manifold to have a positive curvature,
we are not in the hypotheses of ...

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### Is there a weak isometric completion to a $W^{2,2}$ isometric immersion?

Let $g$ be a smooth Riemannian metric on $\mathbb{R}^d$.
Let $D=D^k \subseteq \mathbb{R}^d$ be the $k$-dimensional closed unit disk. ($k<d$).
Suppose we are given a $W^{2,2}$ isometric immersion $...

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### Question in the proof of Hilbert's theorem

I'm researching about Hilbert's theorem which says that there isn't isometric immersion of a complete surface with constant negative Gaussian curvature in $\mathbb{R}^3$. I'm taking as a reference the ...