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Finsler geometry is just Riemannian geometry without the quadratic restriction. (English) Zbl 1044.53512
Summary: An overview of the development of Finsler geometry and how it is a natural setting for Riemannian geometry in many and diverse situations.

MSC:
53C60 Global differential geometry of Finsler spaces and generalizations (areal metrics)
53B40 Local differential geometry of Finsler spaces and generalizations (areal metrics)
53-02 Research exposition (monographs, survey articles) pertaining to differential geometry
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