Does this integration of Ricci scalar over surface apply in general or just for compact surfaces?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

∫RdS = χ(g)

where χ(g) is Euler characteristic.

And could anybody give me some good references to prove the formula?

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# Integration of Ricci Scalar Over Surface

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