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Title: | An Introduction to Compactness Results in Symplectic Field Theory [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Casim Abbas |
Date: | 2014 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer |
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Note: | This book provides an introduction to symplectic field theory, a new and important subject which is currently being developed. The starting point of this theory are compactness results for holomorphic curves established in thelast decade. The author presents a systematic introduction providing a lot of background material, much of which is scattered throughout the literature. Since the content grew out of lectures given by the author, the main aim is toprovide an entry point into symplectic field the ory for non-specialists and for graduate students. Extensions of certain compactness results, which are believed to be true by the specialists but have not yet been published in theliterature in detail, top off the scope of this monograph |
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Title: | Algebraic K-theory of Crystallographic Groups [electronic resource] : The Three-Dimensional Splitting Case |
Author(s): |
Daniel Scott Farley Ivonne Johanna Ortiz |
Date: | 2014 |
Publisher: | Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer |
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Note: | The Farrell-Jones isomorphism conjecture in algebraic K-theory offers a description of the algebraic K-theory of a group using a generalized homology theory. In cases where the conjecture is known to be a theorem, it gives apowerful method for comput ing the lower algebraic K-theory of a group. This book contains a computation of the lower algebraic K-theory of the split three-dimensional crystallographic groups, a geometrically important class ofthree-dimensional crystallographic group, representing a third of the total number. The book leads the reader through all aspects of the calculation. The first chapters describe the split crystallographic groups and their classifyingspaces. Later chapters assemble the techniques that are needed to apply the i somorphism theorem. The result is a useful starting point for researchers who are interested in the computational side of the Farrell-Jones isomorphismconjecture, and a contribution to the growing literature in the field |
ISBN: | 9783319081533 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Group theory , K-theory , Cell aggregation Mathematics |
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Title: | Finiteness Properties of Arithmetic Groups Acting on Twin Buildings [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Stefan Witzel |
Date: | 2014 |
Publisher: | Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer |
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Note: | Providing an accessible approach to a special case of the Rank Theorem, the present text considers the exact finiteness properties of S-arithmetic subgroups of split reductive groups in positive characteristic when S contains onlytwo places. While th e proof of the general Rank Theorem uses an involved reduction theory due to Harder, by imposing the restrictions that the group is split and that S has only two places, one can instead make use of the theory oftwin buildings |
Contents: | Basic Definitions and Properties |
Finiteness Properties of G(Fq[t]) | |
Finiteness Properties of G(Fq[t t | |
1]) | |
Affine Kac | |
Moody Groups | |
Adding Places | |
ISBN: | 9783319064772 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Group theory , Geometry , Algebraic topology , Cell aggregation Mathematics |
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Title: | Geometry of Manifolds with Non-negative Sectional Curvature [electronic resource] : Editors: Rafael Herrera, Luis Hernndez-Lamoneda |
Author(s): |
Owen Dearricott Fernando Galaz-Garca Lee Kennard Catherine Searle Gregor Weingart Wolfgang Ziller |
Date: | 2014 |
Publisher: | Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer |
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Note: | Providing an up-to-date overview of the geometry of manifolds with non-negative sectional curvature, this volume gives a detailed account of the most recent research in the area. The lectures cover a wide range of topics such asgeneral isometric grou p actions, circle actions on positively curved four manifolds, cohomogeneity one actions on Alexandrov spaces, isometric torus actions on Riemannian manifolds of maximal symmetry rank, n-Sasakian manifolds,isoparametric hypersurfaces in spheres, contact C R and CR submanifolds, Riemannian submersions and the Hopf conjecture with symmetry. Also included is an introduction to the theory of exterior differential systems |
Contents: | Riemannian manifolds with positive sectional curvature |
An introduction to isometric group actions | |
A note on maximal symmetry rank, quasipositive curvature and low dimensional manifolds | |
Lectures on n | |
Sasakian manifolds | |
On the Hopf conjecture with symmetry | |
An Introduction to Exterior Differential Systems | |
ISBN: | 9783319063737 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Global analysis , Global differential geometry , Cell aggregation Mathematics |
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Title: | A Short Course in Computational Geometry and Topology [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Herbert Edelsbrunner |
Date: | 2014 |
Publisher: | Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer |
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Note: | With the aim to bring the subject of Computational Geometry and Topology closer to the scientific audience, this book is written in thirteen ready-to-teach sections organized in four parts: TESSELLATIONS, COMPLEXES, HOMOLOGY,PERSISTENCE. To speak to the non-specialist, detailed formalisms are often avoided in favor of lively 2- and 3-dimensional illustrations. The book is warmly recommended to everybody who loves geometry and the fascinating world ofshapes |
Contents: | Roots of Geometry and Topology |
Voronoi and Delaunay Diagrams | |
Weighted Diagrams | |
Three Dimensions | |
Alpha Complexes | |
Holes | |
Area Formulas | |
Topological Spaces | |
Homology Groups | |
Complex Construction | |
Filtrations | |
PL Functions | |
Matrix Reduction | |
Epilogue | |
ISBN: | 9783319059570 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Computer science , Cell aggregation Mathematics , Biomedical engineering |
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Title: | Computational Methods for Three-Dimensional Microscopy Reconstruction [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Gabor T Herman Joachim Frank |
Date: | 2014 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Birkhuser |
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Note: | Approaches to the recovery of three-dimensional information on a biological object, which are often formulated or implemented initially in an intuitive way, are concisely described here based on physical models of the object andthe image-formation pr ocess. Both three-dimensional electron microscopy and X-ray tomography can be captured in the same mathematical framework, leading to closely-related computational approaches, but the methodologies differ indetail and hence pose different challenges. The editors of this volume, Gabor T. Herman and Joachim Frank, are experts in the respective methodologies and present research at the forefront of biological imaging and structural biology. Computational Methods for Three-Dimensional Microscopy Reconstructio n will serve as a useful resource for scholars interested in the development of computational methods for structural biology and cell biology, particularly in thearea of 3D imaging and modeling |
Contents: | 1 Introduction |
2 Interchanging geometry conventions in 3DEM: Mathematical context for the development of standards | |
3 Fully automated particle selection and verification in single | |
particle cryo | |
EM | |
4 Quantitative analysis in iterative classification schemes for cryo | |
EM applications | |
5 High | |
resolution cryo | |
EM structure of the Trypanosoma brucei ribosome of a case study | |
6 Computational methods for electron tomography of influenza virus | |
7 Reconstruction from microscopic projections with defocus | |
gradient and attenuation effects | |
8 Soft X | |
ray tomography imaging for biological sampl | |
ISBN: | 9781461495215 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Bioinformatics , Physiology Mathematics , Visualization , Cell aggregation Mathematics |
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Title: | Morse Theory and Floer Homology [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Michle Audin Mihai Damian |
Date: | 2014 |
Publisher: | London : Springer London : Imprint: Springer |
Size: | 1 online resource |
Note: | This book is an introduction to modern methods of symplectic topology. It is devoted to explaining the solution of an important problem originating from classical mechanics: the 'Arnold conjecture', which asserts that the numberof 1-periodic trajecto ries of a non-degenerate Hamiltonian system is bounded below by the dimension of the homology of the underlying manifold. The first part is a thorough introduction to Morse theory, a fundamental tool ofdifferential topology. It defines the Morse complex a nd the Morse homology, and develops some of their applications. Morse homology also serves a simple model for Floer homology, which is covered in the second part. Floer homology isan infinite-dimensional analogue of Morse homology. Its involvement has bee n crucial in the recent achievements in symplectic geometry and in particular in the proof of the Arnold conjecture. The building blocks of Floer homology aremore intricate and imply the use of more sophisticated analytical methods, all of which are expla ined in this second part. The three appendices present a few prerequisites in differential geometry, algebraic topology and analysis. Thebook originated in a graduate course given at Strasbourg University, and contains a large range of figures and exercis es. Morse Theory and Floer Homology will be particularly helpful for graduate and postgraduate students |
Contents: | Introduction to Part I |
Morse Functions | |
Pseudo | |
Gradients | |
The Morse Complex | |
Morse Homology, Applications | |
Introduction to Part II | |
What You Need To Know About Symplectic Geometry | |
The Arnold Conjecture and the Floer Equation | |
The Maslov Index | |
Linearization and Transversality | |
Spaces of Trajectories | |
From Floer To Morse | |
Floer Homology: Invariance | |
Elliptic Regularity | |
Technical Lemmas | |
Exercises for the Second Part | |
Appendices: What You Need to Know to Read This Book | |
ISBN: | 9781447154969 |
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Title: | A Guide to the Classification Theorem for Compact Surfaces [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Jean Gallier Dianna Xu |
Date: | 2013 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer |
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Note: | This welcome boon for students of algebraic topology cuts a much-needed central path between other texts whose treatment of the classification theorem for compact surfaces is either too formalized and complex for those withoutdetailed background know ledge, or too informal to afford students a comprehensive insight into the subject. Its dedicated, student-centred approach details a near-complete proof of this theorem, widely admired for its efficacy andformal beauty. The authors present the technical tools needed to deploy the method effectively as well as demonstrating their use in a clearly structured, worked example. Ideal for students whose mastery of algebraic topology may be awork-in-progress, the text introduces key notions such as fundamental groups, homology groups, and the Euler-Poincar characteristic. These prerequisites are the subject of detailed appendices that enable focused, discrete learningwhere it is required, without interrupting the carefully planned structure of the core expositi on. Gently guiding readers through the principles, theory, and applications of the classification theorem, the authors aim to foster genuineconfidence in its use and in so doing encourage readers to move on to a deeper exploration of the versatile and val uable techniques available in algebraic topology |
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Contents: | The Classification Theorem: Informal Presentation |
Surfaces | |
Simplices, Complexes, and Triangulations | |
The Fundamental Group, Orientability | |
Homology Groups | |
The Classification Theorem for Compact Surfaces | |
Viewing the Real Projective Plane in R3 | |
Proof of Proposition 5.1 | |
Topological Preliminaries | |
History of the Classification Theorem | |
Every Surface Can be Triangulated | |
Notes | |
ISBN: | 9783642343643 |
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Title: | Guts of Surfaces and the Colored Jones Polynomial [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
David Futer Efstratia Kalfagianni Jessica Purcell |
Date: | 2013 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer |
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Note: | This monograph derives direct and concrete relations between colored Jones polynomials and the topology of incompressible spanning surfaces in knot and link complements. Under mild diagrammatic hypotheses, we prove that thegrowth of the degree of the colored Jones polynomials is a boundary slope of an essential surface in the knot complement. We show that certain coefficients of the polynomial measure how far this surface is from being a fiber for theknot in particular, the surface is a fiber if and only if a particular coefficient vanishes. We also relate hyperbolic volume to colored Jones polynomials. Our method is to generalize the checkerboard decompositions of alternatingknots. Under mild diagrammatic hypotheses, we show that these surfaces are essential, and obtain an ideal polyhedral decomposition of their complement. We use normal surface theory to relate the pieces of the JSJ decomposition of thecomplement to the combinatorics of certain surface spines (state graphs). Since state graphs have previously appeared in the study of Jones polynomials, our method bridges the gap between quantum and geometric knot invariants |
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Contents: | 1 Introduction |
2 Decomposition into 3balls | |
3 Ideal Polyhedra | |
4 Ibundles and essential product disks | |
5 Guts and fibers | |
6 Recognizing essential product disks | |
7 Diagrams without non | |
prime arcs | |
8 Montesinos links | |
9 Applications | |
10 Discussion and questions | |
ISBN: | 9783642333026 |
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Title: | Introduction to Global Optimization Exploiting Space-Filling Curves [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Yaroslav D Sergeyev Roman G Strongin Daniela Lera |
Date: | 2013 |
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Note: | Introduction to Global Optimization Exploiting Space-Filling Curves provides an overview of classical and new results pertaining to the usage of space-filling curves in global optimization. The authors look at a family ofderivative-free numerical alg orithms applying space-filling curves to reduce the dimensionality of the global optimization problem along with a number of unconventional ideas, such as adaptive strategies for estimating Lipschitzconstant, balancing global and local information to acce lerate the search. Convergence conditions of the described algorithms are studied in depth and theoretical considerations are illustrated through numerical examples. This workalso contains a code for implementing space-filling curves that can be used for constructing new global optimization algorithms. Basic ideas from this text can be applied to a number of problems including problems with multiextremaland partially defined constraints and non-redundant parallel computations can be organized. Professors, students, researchers, engineers, and other professionals in the fields of pure mathematics, nonlinear sciences studying fractals,operations research, management science, industrial and applied mathematics, computer science, engineering, economics, and t he environmental sciences will find this title useful . |
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Contents: | 1. Introduction |
2. Approximations to Peano curves | |
3. Global optimization algorithms using curves to reduce dimensionality of the problem | |
4. Ideas for acceleration | |
5. A brief conclusion | |
References | |
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Title: | First Steps in Differential Geometry [electronic resource] : Riemannian, Contact, Symplectic |
Author(s): |
Andrew McInerney |
Date: | 2013 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer |
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Note: | Differential geometry arguably offers the smoothest transition from the standard university mathematics sequence of the first four semesters in calculus, linear algebra, and differential equations to the higher levels ofabstraction and proof encounte red at the upper division by mathematics majors. Today it is possible to describe differential geometry as the study of structures on the tangent space, and this text develops this point of view. Thisbook, unlike other introductory texts in differential g eometry, develops the architecture necessary to introduce symplectic and contact geometry alongside its Riemannian cousin. The main goal of this book is to bring the undergraduatestudent who already has a solid foundation in the standard mathematics curri culum into contact with the beauty of higher mathematics. In particular, the presentation here emphasizes the consequences of a definition and the careful useof examples and constructions in order to explore those consequences |
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Contents: | Basic Objects and Notation |
Linear Algebra Essentials | |
Advanced Calculus | |
Differential Forms and Tensors | |
Riemannian Geometry | |
Contact Geometry | |
Symplectic Geometry | |
References | |
Index | |
ISBN: | 9781461477327 |
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Title: | Attractors for infinite-dimensional non-autonomous dynamical systems [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Alexandre N Carvalho Jos A Langa James C Robinson |
Date: | 2013 |
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Note: | This book treats the theory of pullback attractors for non-autonomous dynamical systems. While the emphasis is on infinite-dimensional systems, the results are also applied to a variety of finite-dimensional examples. Thepurpose of the book is to pr ovide a summary of the current theory, starting with basic definitions and proceeding all the way to state-of-the-art results. As such it is intended as a primer for graduate students, and a reference formore established researchers in the field. The bas ic topics are existence results for pullback attractors, their continuity under perturbation, techniques for showing that their fibres are finite-dimensional, and structural resultsfor pullback attractors for small non-autonomous perturbations of gradient systems (those with a Lyapunov function). The structural results stem from a dynamical characterisation of autonomous gradient systems, which shows inparticular that such systems are stable under perturbation. Application of the structural results relies on the continuity of unstable manifolds under perturbation, which in turn is based on the robustness of exponential dichotomies: aself-contained development of these topics is given in full. After providing all the necessary theory the book treats a numb er of model problems in detail, demonstrating the wide applicability of the definitions and techniquesintroduced: these include a simple Lotka-Volterra ordinary differential equation, delay differential equations, the two-dimensional Navier-Stokes equatio ns, general reaction-diffusion problems, a non-autonomous version of theChafee-Infante problem, a comparison of attractors in problems with perturbations to the diffusion term, and a non-autonomous damped wave equation. Alexandre N. Carvalho is a Professo r at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Jos A.Langa is a Profesor Titular at the University of Seville, Spain. James C. Robinson is a Professor at the University of Warwick, UK |
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Contents: | The pullback attractor |
Existence results for pullback attractors | |
Continuity of attractors | |
Finite | |
dimensional attractors | |
Gradient semigroups and their dynamical properties | |
Semilinear Differential Equations | |
Exponential dichotomies | |
Hyperbolic solutions and their stable and unstable manifolds | |
A non | |
autonomous competitive Lotka | |
Volterra system | |
Delay differential equations | |
The NavierStokes equations with non | |
autonomous forcing | |
Applications to parabolic problems | |
A non | |
autonomous ChafeeInfante equation | |
Perturbation of diffusion and continuity of attractors w | |
ISBN: | 9781461445814 |
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Title: | Diffeomorphisms of Elliptic 3-Manifolds [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Sungbok Hong John Kalliongis Darryl McCullough J. Hyam Rubinstein |
Date: | 2012 |
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Note: | This work concerns the diffeomorphism groups of 3-manifolds, in particular of elliptic 3-manifolds. These are the closed 3-manifolds that admit a Riemannian metric of constant positive curvature, now known to be exactly the closed3-manifolds that hav e a finite fundamental group. The (Generalized) Smale Conjecture asserts that for any elliptic 3-manifold M, the inclusion from the isometry group of M to its diffeomorphism group is a homotopy equivalence. Theoriginal Smale Conjecture, for the 3-sphere, was proven by J. Cerf and A. Hatcher, and N. Ivanov proved the generalized conjecture for many of the elliptic 3-manifolds that contain a geometrically incompressible Klein bottle. The mainresults establish the Smale Conjecture for all elliptic 3-manifold s containing geometrically incompressible Klein bottles, and for all lens spaces L(m,q) with m at least 3. Additional results imply that for a Haken Seifert-fibered 3manifold V, the space of Seifert fiberings has contractible components, and apart from a small list of known exceptions, is contractible. Considerable foundational and background material on diffeomorphism groups is included |
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Contents: | 1 Elliptic 3 |
manifolds and the Smale Conjecture | |
2 Diffeomorphisms and Embeddings of Manifolds | |
3 The Method of Cerf and Palais | |
4 Elliptic 3 | |
manifolds Containing One | |
sided Klein Bottles | |
5 Lens Spaces | |
ISBN: | 9783642315640 |
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Title: | Algebraic Operads [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Jean-Louis Loday Bruno Vallette |
Date: | 2012 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer |
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Note: | In many areas of mathematics some higher operations are arising. These have become so important that several research projects refer to such expressions. Higher operations form new types of algebras. The key tounderstanding and comparing them, to cre ating invariants of their action is operad theory. This is a point of view that is 40 years old in algebraic topology, but the new trend is its appearance in several other areas, such asalgebraic geometry, mathematical physics, differential geometry, and combinatorics. The present volume is the first comprehensive and systematic approach to algebraic operads. An operad is an algebraic device that serves to study allkinds of algebras (associative, commutative, Lie, Poisson, A-infinity, etc.) from a concept ual point of view. The book presents this topic with an emphasis on Koszul duality theory. After a modern treatment of Koszul duality forassociative algebras, the theory is extended to operads. Applications to homotopy algebra are given, for instance the HomotopyTransfer Theorem. Although the necessary notions of algebra are recalled, readers areexpected to be familiarwith elementary homological algebra. Each chapter ends with a helpful summary and exercises. A full chapter is devoted to examples, and num erous figures are included. After an elementary chapter on classical algebra, accessible toundergraduate students,the level increases gradually through the book. However, the authors have done their best to make it suitable for graduate students: three ap pendices review the basic results needed in order to understand thevarious chapters. Since higher algebra is becoming essential in several research areas like deformation theory, algebraic geometry, representation theory, differential geometry, algebraic combinatorics, and mathematical physics, thebook can also be used as a reference work by researchers. |
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Contents: | Preface |
1.Algebras, coalgebras, homology | |
2.Twisting morphisms | |
3.Koszul duality for associative algebras | |
4.Methods to prove Koszulity of an algebra | |
5.Algebraic operad | |
6 Operadic homological algebra | |
7.Koszul duality of operads | |
8.Methods to prove Koszulity of an operad | |
9.The operads As and A\infty | |
10.Homotopy operadic algebras | |
11.Bar and cobar construction of an algebra over an operad | |
12.(Co)homology of algebras over an operad | |
13.Examples of algebraic operads | |
Apendices: A.The symmetric group | |
B.Categories | |
C.Trees | |
References | |
Index | |
List of Not | |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Algebra , Algebraic topology , Cell aggregation Mathematics |
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Title: | Manfredo P. do Carmo Selected Papers [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Manfredo P do Carmo Keti Tenenblat |
Date: | 2012 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
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Note: | This volume of selected academic papers demonstrates the significance of the contribution to mathematics made by Manfredo P. do Carmo. Twice a Guggenheim Fellow and the winner of many prestigious national and international awards,the professor at the institute of Pure and Applied Mathematics in Rio de Janeiro is well known as the author of influential textbooks such as Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces. The area of differential geometry is the mainfocus of this selection, though it also co ntains do Carmo's own commentaries on his life as a scientist as well as assessment of the impact of his researches and a complete list of his publications. Aspects covered in the featuredpapers include relations between curvature and topology, convexity and rigidity, minimal surfaces, and conformal immersions, among others. Offering more than just a retrospective focus, the volume deals with subjects of currentinterest to researchers, including a paper co-authored with Frank Warner on the convexity of hy persurfaces in space forms. It also presents the basic stability results for minimal surfaces in the Euclidean space obtained by the authorand his collaborators. Edited by do Carmo's first student, now a celebrated academic in her own right, this collecti on pays tribute to one of the most distinguished mathematicians |
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Contents: | Preface |
A Summary of the Scientific Activities of Manfredo P. do Carmo | |
Summary of thePapers in this Volume by Manfredo P. do Carmo | |
Contributions | |
Complete List of Publications of Manfredo P. do Carmo | |
List of D.Sc. Students of Manfredo P. do Carmo | |
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Title: | Quantum Triangulations [electronic resource] : Moduli Spaces, Strings, and Quantum Computing |
Author(s): |
Mauro Carfora Annalisa Marzuoli |
Date: | 2012 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
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Note: | Research on polyhedral manifolds often points to unexpected connections between very distinct aspects of Mathematics and Physics. In particular triangulated manifolds play quite a distinguished role in such settings as Riemannmoduli space theory, str ings and quantum gravity, topological quantum field theory, condensed matter physics, and critical phenomena. Not only do they provide a natural discrete analogue to the smooth manifolds on which physicaltheories are typically formulated, but their appear ance is rather often a consequence of an underlying structure which naturally calls into play non-trivial aspects of representation theory, of complex analysis and topology in a waywhich makes manifest the basic geometric structures of the physical intera ctions involved. Yet, in most of the existing literature, triangulated manifolds are still merely viewed as a convenient discretization of a given physicaltheory to make it more amenable for numerical treatment. The motivation for these lectures notes is thus to provide an approachable introduction to this topic, emphasizing the conceptual aspects, and probing, through a set of casesstudies, the connection between triangulated manifolds and quantum physics to the deepest. This volume addresses applied m athematicians and theoretical physicists working in the field of quantum geometry and its applications. |
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Contents: | Triangulated Surfaces and Polyhedral Structures |
Singular Euclidean Structures an Riemann Surfaces | |
Polyhedral Surfaces and the Weil | |
Petersson Form | |
The Quantum Geometry of Polyhedral Surfaces | |
State Sum Models and Observables | |
Combinatorial Framework for Topological Quantum Computing | |
A Capsule of Moduli Space Theory | |
Spectral Theory on Polyhedral Surfaces | |
Index | |
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Title: | Buildings, Finite Geometries and Groups [electronic resource] : Proceedings of a Satellite Conference, International Congress of Mathematicians, Hyderabad, India, 2010 |
Author(s): |
N.S. Narasimha Sastry |
Date: | 2012 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York |
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Note: | This volume collects articles inspired by the Proceedings of the ICM 2010 Satellite Conference on Buildings, Finite Geometries and Groups organized at the Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore, from August 29 31,2010. These contributors include so me of the most active researchers in areas related to finite simple groups, Chevalley groups and their generalizations: theory of buildings, finite incidence geometries, modular representations, Lietheory, and more. Contributions reflect the current major trends in research in the geometric and combinatorial aspects of the study of these groups. The unique perspective that the authors bring to their articles on currentdevelopments and major problems in their area is expected to be very useful to research mathematicians, graduate students and potential new entrants to these fields |
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Contents: | 1. On Characterizing Designs By Their Codes (B. Bagchi) |
2. The Geometry of Extremal Elements in a Lie Algebra (A.M. Cohen) | |
3. Properties of a 27 | |
dimensional Space of Symmetric Bilinear Forms Acted on by E6 (R. Gow) | |
4. On the Geometry of Global Function Fields, the Riemann | |
Roch Theorem, and Finiteness Properties of S | |
arithmetic Groups (R. Gramlich) | |
5. Some Remarks on Two | |
Transitive Permutation Groups as Multiplication Groups of Quasigroups (G. Hiss, F. Lbeck) | |
6. Curve Complexes Versus Tits Buildings: Structures and Applications (Lizhen Ji) | |
7. On Isotypies Between Galois Conj | |
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Title: | The Geometry of Minkowski Spacetime [electronic resource] An Introduction to the Mathematics of the Special Theory of Relativity |
Author(s): |
Gregory L Naber |
Date: | 2012 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York |
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Note: | This book offers a presentation of the special theory of relativity that is mathematically rigorous and yet spells out in considerable detail the physical significance of the mathematics. It treats, in addition to the usualmenu of topics one is accu stomed to finding in introductions to special relativity, a wide variety of results of more contemporary origin. These include Zeemans characterization of the causal automorphisms of Minkowski spacetime,the Penrose theorem on the apparent shape of a relat ivistically moving sphere, a detailed introduction to the theory of spinors, a Petrov-type classification of electromagnetic fields in both tensor and spinor form, a topology forMinkowski spacetime whose homeomorphism group is essentially the Lorentz grou p, and a careful discussion of Diracs famous Scissors Problem and its relation to the notion of a two-valued representation of the Lorentz group. Thissecond edition includes a new chapter on the de Sitter universe which is intended to serve two purposes. The first is to provide a gentle prologue to the steps one must take to move beyond special relativity and adapt to the presenceof gravitational fields that cannot be considered negligible. The second is to understand some of the basic features of a model of the empty universe that differs markedly from Minkowski spacetime, but may be recommended by recentastronomical observations suggesting that the expansion of our own universe is accelerating rather than slowing down. The treatment presumes only a know ledge of linear algebra in the first three chapters, a bit of real analysis in thefourth and, in two appendices, some elementary point-set topology. The first edition of the book received the 1993 CHOICE award for Outstanding Academic Title. Reviews of first edition: a valuable contribution to thepedagogical literature which will be enjoyed by all who delight in precise mathematics and physics. (American Mathematic |
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Title: | Singularities of Differentiable Maps, Volume 2 [electronic resource] : Monodromy and Asymptotics of Integrals |
Author(s): |
V.I Arnold S.M Gusein-Zade A.N Varchenko |
Date: | 2012 |
Publisher: | Boston : Birkhuser Boston : Imprint: Birkhuser |
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Note: | Originally published inthe 1980s, Singularities of DifferentiableMaps: Monodromy and Asymptotics of Integrals was thesecond oftwovolumes that togetherformed a translation of the authors'influential Russian monographon singularity theory.This uncorrec ted softcover reprint of the work brings its still-relevant content back into the literature, making it availableand affordableto a global audience of researchers and practitioners. Whilethe first volume of this title, subtitled Classification of Critical Points, Caustics and Wave Fronts, contained the zoology of differentiable mapsthat is, was devoted to a description of what, where, and how singularities could beencounteredthis second volume concentrates on elements of theanatomy and physiology of singu larities of differentiable functions. The questions considered here are about the structure of singularities and how they function. Inthe first part the authors consider the topological structure of isolated critical points of holomorphic functions: vanis hing cycles distinguished bases intersection matricesmonodromy groupsthe variation operatorand theirinterconnections and method of calculation. The second part is devoted to the study of the asymptotic behavior of integrals of the method of stationary pha se, which is widely met within applications. The third and last part dealswith integrals evaluated over level manifolds in a neighborhood of the critical point of a holomorphic function. Thismonograph is suitablefor mathematicians, researchers, postgradua tes, and specialists in the areas ofmechanics, physics, technology, and other sciences dealing with the theory of singularities of differentiable maps |
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Contents: | Part I. The topological structure of isolated critical points of functions |
Introduction | |
Elements of the theory of Picard | |
Lefschetz | |
The topology of the non | |
singular level set and the variation operator of a singularity | |
The bifurcation sets and the monodromy group of a singularity | |
The intersection matrices of singularities of functions of two variables | |
The intersection forms of boundary singularities and the topology of complete intersections | |
Part II. Oscillatory integrals | |
Discussion of results | |
Elementary integrals and the resolution of singularities of the phase | |
As | |
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Title: | Singularities of Differentiable Maps, Volume 1 [electronic resource] : Classification of Critical Points, Caustics and Wave Fronts |
Author(s): |
V.I Arnold S.M Gusein-Zade A.N Varchenko |
Date: | 2012 |
Publisher: | Boston : Birkhuser Boston : Imprint: Birkhuser |
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Note: | Originally published inthe 1980s, Singularities of DifferentiableMaps: The Classificationof Critical Points, Caustics and Wave Fronts was the first oftwovolumes that togetherformed a translation of theauthors'influential Russian monograph on singular ity theory.This uncorrected softcover reprint of the work brings its still-relevant content back into the literature, making it availableand affordableto a global audience ofresearchers and practitioners. Singularity theory isa far-reaching extension of m axima and minima investigations of differentiable functions, withimplications for many different areas of mathematics, engineering (catastrophe theoryand the theory of bifurcations), and science. The three parts of this first volume deal with the stabilit y problem for smooth mappings, critical points of smooth functions, and caustics and wave front singularities. Building onthese concepts, the second volume (Monodromy and Asymptotics of Integrals) describes the topological and algebro-geometrical aspects of the theory, including monodromy, intersection forms, oscillatory integrals, asymptotics, and mixedHodge structures of singularities. Singularities of Differentiable Maps: The Classification of Critical Points, Caustics and Wave Fronts accommodates the needs of non-mathematicians,presupposing a limited mathematical background andbeginning at an elementary level. With this foundation, the book's sophisticated development permits readers to explorean unparalleled breadth ofapplications |
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Contents: | Part I. Basic concepts |
The simplest examples | |
The classes Sigma^ I | |
The quadratic differential of a map | |
The local algebra of a map and the Weierstrass preparation theorem | |
The local multiplicity of a holomorphic map | |
Stability and infinitesimal stability | |
The proof of the stability theorem | |
Versal deformations | |
The classification of stable germs by genotype | |
Review of further results | |
Part II. Critical points of smooth functions | |
A start to the classification of critical points | |
Quasihomogeneous and semiquasihomogeneous singularities | |
The classification of quasih | |
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Title: | Differentiable Manifolds [electronic resource] : A Theoretical Physics Approach |
Author(s): |
Gerardo F Torres del Castillo |
Date: | 2012 |
Publisher: | Boston : Birkhuser Boston |
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Note: | This textbook gives a concise introduction to the theory of differentiable manifolds, focusing on their applications to differential equations, differential geometry, and Hamiltonian mechanics. The works first three chaptersintroduce the basic concep ts of the theory, such as differentiable maps, tangent vectors, vector and tensor fields, differential forms, local one-parameter groups of diffeomorphisms, and Lie derivatives. These tools are subsequentlyemployed in the study of differential equations ( Chapter 4), connections (Chapter 5), Riemannian manifolds (Chapter 6), Lie groups (Chapter 7), and Hamiltonian mechanics (Chapter 8). Throughout, the book contains examples, worked outin detail, as well as exercises intended to show how the formalism is a pplied to actual computations and to emphasize the connections among various areas of mathematics. Differentiable Manifolds is addressed to advanced undergraduateor beginning graduate students in mathematics or physics. Prerequisites include multivariable calculus, linear algebra, differential equations, and (for the last chapter) a basic knowledge of analytical mechanics |
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Contents: | Preface |
1 Manifolds | |
2 Lie Derivatives | |
3 Differential Forms | |
4 Integral Manifolds | |
5 Connections | |
6. Riemannian Manifolds | |
7 Lie Groups | |
8 Hamiltonian Classical Mechanics | |
References | |
Index | |
ISBN: | 9780817682712 |
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Title: | Pseudo-periodic Maps and Degeneration of Riemann Surfaces [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Yukio Matsumoto Jos Mara Montesinos-Amilibia |
Date: | 2011 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
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Note: | The first part of the book studies pseudo-periodic maps of a closed surface of genus greater than or equal to two. This class of homeomorphisms was originally introduced by J. Nielsen in 1944 as an extension of periodic maps. Inthis book, the conjuga cy classes of the (chiral) pseudo-periodic mapping classes are completely classified, and Nielsens incomplete classification is corrected. The second part applies the results of the first part to the topologyof degeneration of Riemann surfaces. It is show n that the set of topological types of all the singular fibers appearing in one-parameter holomorphic families of Riemann surfaces is in a bijective correspondence with the set ofconjugacy classes of the pseudo-periodic maps of negative twists. The corres pondence is given by the topological monodromy |
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Contents: | Part I: Conjugacy Classification of Pseudo |
periodic Mapping Classes | |
1 Pseudo | |
periodic Maps | |
2 Standard Form | |
3 Generalized Quotient | |
4 Uniqueness of Minimal Quotient | |
5 A Theorem in Elementary Number Theory | |
6 Conjugacy Invariants | |
Part II: The Topology of Degeneration of Riemann Surfaces | |
7 Topological Monodromy | |
8 Blowing Down Is a Topological Operation | |
9 Singular Open | |
Book | |
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Title: | Algebraic Topology of Finite Topological Spaces and Applications [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Jonathan A Barmak |
Date: | 2011 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
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Note: | This volume deals with the theory of finite topological spaces and its relationship with the homotopy and simple homotopy theory of polyhedra. The interaction between their intrinsic combinatorial and topological structures makesfinite spaces a usefu l tool for studying problems in Topology, Algebra and Geometry from a new perspective. In particular, the methods developed in this manuscript are used to study Quillens conjecture on the poset of p-subgroups ofa finite group and the Andrews-Curtis conjec ture on the 3-deformability of contractible two-dimensional complexes. This self-contained work constitutes the first detailed exposition on the algebraic topology of finite spaces. It isintended for topologists and combinatorialists, but it is also recom mended for advanced undergraduate students and graduate students with a modest knowledge of Algebraic Topology |
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Contents: | 1 Preliminaries |
2 Basic topological properties of finite spaces | |
3 Minimal finite models | |
4 Simple homotopy types and finite spaces | |
5 Strong homotopy types | |
6 Methods of reduction | |
7 h | |
regular complexes and quotients | |
8 Group actions and a conjecture of Quillen | |
9 Reduced lattices | |
10 Fixed points and the Lefschetz number | |
11 The Andrews | |
Curtis conjecture | |
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Title: | Random Walks and Diffusions on Graphs and Databases [electronic resource] : An Introduction |
Author(s): |
Philippe Blanchard Dimitri Volchenkov |
Date: | 2011 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer |
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Note: | Most networks and databases that humans have to deal with contain large, albeit finite number of units. Their structure, for maintaining functional consistency of the components, is essentially not random and calls for a precisequantitative descripti on of relations between nodes (or data units) and all network components. This book is an introduction, for both graduate students and newcomers to the field, to the theory of graphs and random walks on suchgraphs. The methods based on random walks and di ffusions for exploring the structure of finite connected graphs and databases are reviewed (Markov chain analysis). This provides the necessary basis for consistently discussing a numberof applications such diverse as electric resistance networks, estimat ion of land prices, urban planning, linguistic databases, music, and gene expression regulatory networks |
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Contents: | Introduction to Permutations, Markov Chains, and Partitions |
Worth Another Binary Relation: Graphs | |
Permutations Sieved Through Adjacency: Garph Autormorphisms | |
Exploring Undirected Graphs by Random Walks | |
Embedding of Graphs in Probabilistic Euclidean Space | |
Random Walks and Electric Resistance Networks | |
Random Walks and Diffusions on Directed Graphs and Interacting Networks | |
Structural Analysis of Networks and Databases | |
When Feedbacks Matter: Epidemics, Synchronization, and Self | |
Regulation in Complex Networks | |
Critical Phenomena on Large Graphs With Regular Subgraphs | |
Gl | |
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Keywords: | Data structures (Computer science) , Cell aggregation Mathematics , Engineering |
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Title: | The Mathematics of Knots [electronic resource] Theory and Application |
Author(s): |
Markus Banagl Denis Vogel |
Date: | 2011 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
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Note: | The present volume grew out of the Heidelberg Knot Theory Semester, organized by the editors in winter 2008/09 at Heidelberg University. The contributed papers bring the reader up to date on the currently most actively pursuedareas of mathematical kn ot theory and its applications in mathematical physics and cell biology. Both original research and survey articles are presented numerous illustrations support the text. The book will be of great interest toresearchers in topology, geometry, and mathemat ical physics, graduate students specializing in knot theory, and cell biologists interested in the topology of DNA strands |
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Contents: | Preface |
1 Knots, Singular Embeddings, and Monodromy | |
2 Lower Bounds on Virtual Crossing Number and Minimal Surface Genus | |
3 A Survey of Twisted Alexander Polynomials | |
4 On Two Categorifications of the Arrow Polynomial for Virtual Knots | |
5 An Adelic Extension of the Jones Polynomial | |
6 Legendrian Grid Number One Knots and Augmentations of their Differential Algebras | |
7 Embeddings of Four | |
Valent Framed Graphs into 2 | |
Surfaces | |
8 Geometric Topology and Field Theory on 3 | |
Manifolds | |
9 From Goeritz Matrices to Quasi | |
Alternating Links | |
10 An Overview of Property 2R | |
11 DNA, Knot | |
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Title: | Differential Topology [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Vinicio Villani |
Date: | 2011 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
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Note: | A. Banyaga: On the group of diffeomorphisms preserving an exact symplectic.- G.A. Fredricks: Some remarks on Cauchy-Riemann structures.- A. Haefliger: Differentiable Cohomology.- J.N. Mather: On the homology of Haefligersclassifying space.- P. Michor : Manifolds of differentiable maps.- V. Poenaru: Some remarks on low-dimensional topology and immersion theory.- F. Sergeraert: La classe de cobordisme des feuilletages de Reeb de S est nulle.- G. Wallet:Invariant de Godbillon-Vey et diffomorphismes commu tants |
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Contents: | A. Banyaga: On the group of diffeomorphisms preserving an exact symplectic |
G.A. Fredricks: Some remarks on Cauchy | |
Riemann structures | |
A. Haefliger: Differentiable Cohomology | |
J.N. Mather: On the homology of Haefligers classifying space | |
P. Michor: Manifolds of differentiable maps | |
V. Poenaru: Some remarks on low | |
dimensional topology and immersion theory | |
F. Sergeraert: La classe de cobordisme des feuilletages de Reeb de S est nulle | |
G. Wallet: Invariant de Godbillon | |
Vey et diffomorphismes commutants | |
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Title: | Topologia differenziale [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
E Vesentini |
Date: | 2011 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
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Note: | J. Cerf: Invariants des paires despaces. Applications la topologie differentielle.- A. Hfliger: Varits feuilletes.- M.A. Kervaire: La mthode de Pontryagin pour la classification des applications sur une sphre.- S.Smale: Stable manifolds for differen tial equations and diffeomorphisms |
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Contents: | J. Cerf: Invariants des paires despaces. Applications la topologie differentielle |
A. Hfliger: Varits feuilletes | |
M.A. Kervaire: La mthode de Pontryagin pour la classification des applications sur une sphre | |
S. Smale: Stable manifolds for differential equations and diffeomorphisms | |
ISBN: | 9783642109881 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Global differential geometry , Algebraic topology , Cell aggregation Mathematics |
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Title: | Geometry of Algebraic Curves [electronic resource] : Volume II with a contribution by Joseph Daniel Harris |
Author(s): |
Enrico Arbarello Maurizio Cornalba Phillip A Griffiths |
Date: | 2011 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
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Note: | The second volume of the Geometry of Algebraic Curves is devoted to the foundations of the theory of moduli of algebraic curves. Its authors are research mathematicians who have actively participated in the development of theGeometry of Algebraic Cur ves. The subject is an extremely fertile and active one, both within the mathematical community and at the interface with the theoretical physics community. The approach is unique in its blending ofalgebro-geometric, complex analytic and topological/combi natorial methods. It treats important topics such as Teichmller theory, the cellular decomposition of moduli and its consequences and the Witten conjecture. The careful andcomprehensive presentation of the material will be of value to students who wish to learn the subject and to experts as a reference source. The first volume appeared 1985 as volume 267 of the same series |
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Contents: | Preface |
Guide to the Reader | |
Chapter IX. The Hilbert Scheme | |
Chapter X. Nodal curves | |
Chapter XI. Elementary deformation theory and some applications | |
Chapter XII. The moduli space of stable curves | |
Chapter XIII. Line bundles on moduli | |
Chapter XIV. The projectivity of the moduli space of stable curves | |
Chapter XV. The Teichmller point of view | |
Chapter XVI. Smooth Galois covers of moduli spaces | |
Chapter XVII. Cycles on the moduli spaces of stable curves | |
Chapter XVIII. Cellular decomposition of moduli spaces | |
Chapter XIX. First consequences of the cellular decomposit | |
ISBN: | 9783540693925 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Geometry, algebraic , Functions of complex variables , Differential equations, partial , Combinatorics , Cell aggregation Mathematics |
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Title: | Symplectic Invariants and Hamiltonian Dynamics [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Helmut Hofer Eduard Zehnder |
Date: | 2011 |
Publisher: | Basel : Springer Basel |
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Note: | The discoveries of the last decades have opened new perspectives for the old field of Hamiltonian systems and led to the creation of a new field: symplectic topology. Surprising rigidity phenomena demonstrate that the nature ofsymplectic mappings is very different from that of volume preserving mappings. This raises new questions, many of them still unanswered. On the other hand, analysis of an old variational principle in classical mechanics has establishedglobal periodic phenomena in Hamiltonian sy stems. As it turns out, these seemingly different phenomena are mysteriously related. One of the links is a class of symplectic invariants, called symplectic capacities. These invariants arethe main theme of this book, which includes such topics as basic symplectic geometry, symplectic capacities and rigidity, periodic orbits for Hamiltonian systems and the action principle, a bi-invariant metric on the symplecticdiffeomorphism group and its geometry, symplectic fixed point theory, the Arnold conjectures and first order elliptic systems, and finally a survey on Floer homology and symplectic homology. The exposition is self-contained andaddressed to researchers and students from the graduate level onwards. ------ All the chapters have a nice introduction with the historic development of the subject and with a perfect description of the state of the art. The mainideas are brightly exposed throughout the book. () This book, written by two experienced researchers, will certainly fill in a gap in the theory of symplectic topology. The authors have taken part in the development of such a theoryby themselves or by their collaboration with other outstanding people in the area. (Zentralblatt MATH) This book is a beautiful introduction to one outlook on the exci ting new developments of the last ten to fifteen years insymplectic geometry, or symplectic topology, as certain aspects of the subject are lately called. () The authors are obvious masters |
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Contents: | 1 Introduction |
2 Symplectic capacities | |
3 Existence of a capacity | |
4 Existence of closed characteristics | |
5 Compactly supported symplectic mappings in R2n | |
6 The Arnold conjecture, Floer homology and symplectic homology | |
Appendix | |
Index | |
Bibliography | |
ISBN: | 9783034801041 |
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Title: | An Invitation to Morse Theory [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Liviu Nicolaescu |
Date: | 2011 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York |
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Note: | This self-contained treatment of Morse theory focuses on applications and is intended for a graduate course on differential or algebraic topology. The book is divided into three conceptually distinct parts. The first part containsthe foundations of M orse theory. The second part consists of applications of Morse theory over the reals, while the last part describes the basics and some applications of complex Morse theory, a.k.a. Picard-Lefschetz theory. Thisis the first textbook to include topics such as Morse-Smale flows, Floer homology, min-max theory, moment maps and equivariant cohomology, and complex Morse theory. The exposition is enhanced with examples, problems, and illustrations,and will be of interest to graduate students as well as research ers. The reader is expected to have some familiarity with cohomology theory and with the differential and integral calculus on smooth manifolds. Some features of thesecond edition include added applications, such as Morse theory and the curvature of knot s, the cohomology of the moduli space of planar polygons, and the Duistermaat-Heckman formula. The second edition also includes a new chapter onMorse-Smale flows and Whitney stratifications, many new exercises, and various corrections from the first editi on |
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Contents: | Preface |
Notations and Conventions | |
1 Morse Functions | |
2 The Topology of Morse Functions | |
3 Applications | |
4 Morse | |
Smale Flows and Whitney Stratifications | |
5 Basics of Complex Morse Theory | |
6 Exercises and Solutions | |
References | |
Index | |
ISBN: | 9781461411055 |
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Title: | Introduction to Topological Manifolds [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
John M Lee |
Date: | 2011 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York |
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Note: | This book is an introduction to manifolds at the beginning graduate level. It contains the essential topological ideas that are needed for the further study of manifolds, particularly in the context of differential geometry,algebraic topology, and re lated fields. Its guiding philosophy is to develop these ideas rigorously but economically, with minimal prerequisites and plenty of geometric intuition. Although this second edition has the same basicstructure as the first edition, it has been extensivel y revised and clarified not a single page has been left untouched. The major changes include a new introduction to CW complexes (replacing most of the material on simplicialcomplexes in Chapter 5) expanded treatments of manifolds with boundary, local comp actness, group actions, and proper maps and a new section on paracompactness. This text is designed to be used for an introductory graduate course onthe geometry and topology of manifolds. It should be accessible to any student who has completed a solid u ndergraduate degree in mathematics. The authors book Introduction to Smooth Manifolds is meant to act as a sequel to thisbook |
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Contents: | Preface |
1 Introduction | |
2 Topological Spaces | |
3 New Spaces from Old | |
4 Connectedness and Compactness | |
5 Cell Complexes | |
6 Compact Surfaces | |
7 Homotopy and the Fundamental Group | |
8 The Circle | |
9 Some Group Theory | |
10 The Seifert | |
Van Kampen Theorem | |
11 Covering Maps | |
12 Group Actions and Covering Maps | |
13 Homology | |
Appendix A: Review of Set Theory | |
Appendix B: Review of Metric Spaces | |
Appendix C: Review of Group Theory | |
References | |
Notation Index | |
Subject Index | |
ISBN: | 9781441979407 |
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Title: | A Cp-Theory Problem Book [electronic resource] Topological and Function Spaces |
Author(s): |
Vladimir V Tkachuk |
Date: | 2011 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York |
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Note: | The theory of function spaces endowed with the topology of pointwise convergence, or Cp-theory, exists at the intersection of three important areas of mathematics: topological algebra, functional analysis, and general topology.Cp-theory has an import ant role in the classification and unification of heterogeneous results from each of these areas of research. Through over 500 carefully selected problems and exercises, this volume provides a self-containedintroduction to Cp-theory and general topology. By systematically introducing each of the major topics in Cp-theory, this volume is designed to bring a dedicated reader from basic topological principles to the frontiers of modernresearch. Key features include: - A unique problem-based introduction to t he theory of function spaces. - Detailed solutions to each of the presented problems and exercises. - A comprehensive bibliography reflecting thestate-of-the-art in modern Cp-theory. - Numerous open problems and directions for further research. This volum e can be used as a textbook for courses in both Cp-theory and general topology as well as a reference guide for specialistsstudying Cp-theory and related topics. This book also provides numerous topics for PhD specialization as well as a large variety of material suitable for graduate research |
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Contents: | Preface |
Introduction | |
1.1. Basic notions of topology and function spaces Bibliographic notes | |
1.2. Solutions of problems 1.0011.500 | |
1.3. Bonus results: some hidden statements | |
1.4. Open problems | |
1.5. Bibliography | |
1.6. List of special symbols | |
1.7. Index | |
ISBN: | 9781441974426 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Topology , Algebraic topology , Cell aggregation Mathematics |
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Title: | An Introduction to Manifolds [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Loring W Tu |
Date: | 2011 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York |
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Note: | Manifolds, the higher-dimensional analogues of smooth curves and surfaces, are fundamental objects in modern mathematics. Combining aspects of algebra, topology, and analysis, manifolds have also been applied to classicalmechanics, general relativity , and quantum field theory. In this streamlined introduction to the subject, the theory of manifolds is presented with the aim of helping the reader achieve a rapid mastery of the essential topics. By theend of the book the reader should be able to comput e, at least for simple spaces, one of the most basic topological invariants of a manifold, its de Rham cohomology. Along the way the reader acquires the knowledge and skills necessaryfor further study of geometry and topology. The second edition contains fifty pages of new material. Many passages have been rewritten, proofs simplified, and new examples and exercises added. This work may be used as a textbook for aone-semester graduate or advanced undergraduate course, as well as by students engaged in sel f-study. The requisite point-set topology is included in an appendix of twenty-five pages other appendices review facts from real analysisand linear algebra. Hints and solutions are provided to many of the exercises and problems. Requiring only minimal un dergraduate prerequisites, An Introduction to Manifolds is also an excellent foundation for the author'spublication with Raoul Bott, Differential Forms in Algebraic Topology. |
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Contents: | Preface to the Second Edition |
Preface to the First Edition | |
Chapter 1. Euclidean Spaces | |
Chapter 2. Manifolds | |
Chapter 3. The Tangent Space | |
Chapter 4. Lie Groups and Lie Algebras | |
Chapter 5. Differential Forms | |
Chapter 6. Integration | |
Chapter 7. De Rham Theory | |
Appendices | |
A. Point | |
Set Topology | |
B. The Inverse Function Theorem on R(N) and Related Results | |
C. Existence of a Partition of Unity in General | |
D. Linear Algebra | |
E. Quaternions and the Symplectic Group | |
Solutions to Selected Exercises | |
Hints and Solutions to Selected End | |
of | |
Section Problems | |
List of Sym | |
ISBN: | 9781441974006 |
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Title: | Simplicial Structures in Topology [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Davide L Ferrario Renzo A Piccinini |
Date: | 2011 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer |
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Note: | Simplicial Structures in Topology provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to the subject. Ideas are developed in the first four chapters. The fifth chapter studies closed surfaces and gives their classification. The lastchapter of the book is devoted to homotopy groups, which are used in a short introduction on obstruction theory. The text is more in tune with the original development of algebraic topology as given by Henri Poincar (singularhomology is not discussed). Illustrative examples th roughout and extensive exercises at the end of each chapter for practice enhance the text. Advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students will benefit from this book.Researchers and professionals interested in topology and applications of mathemat ics will also find this book useful |
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Contents: | Preface |
Fundamental Concepts | |
Simplicial Complexes | |
Homology of Polyhedra | |
Cohonology | |
Triangulable Manifolds | |
Homotopy Groups | |
Bibliography | |
Index | |
ISBN: | 9781441972361 |
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Title: | Intersection Spaces, Spatial Homology Truncation, and String Theory [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Markus Banagl |
Date: | 2010 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
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Note: | Intersection cohomology assigns groups which satisfy a generalized form of Poincar duality over the rationals to a stratified singular space. The present monograph introduces a method that assigns to certain classes ofstratified spaces cell complexes , called intersection spaces, whose ordinary rational homology satisfies generalized Poincar duality. The cornerstone of the method is a process of spatial homology truncation, whose functorialityproperties are analyzed in detail. The material on truncati on is autonomous and may be of independent interest to homotopy theorists. The cohomology of intersection spaces is not isomorphic to intersection cohomology and possessesalgebraic features such as perversity-internal cup-products and cohomology operation s that are not generally available for intersection cohomology. A mirror-symmetric interpretation, as well as applications to string theory concerningmassless D-branes arising in type IIB theory during a Calabi-Yau conifold transition, are discussed |
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Series: | Lecture Notes in Mathematics, 0075-8434 : v1997 |
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Title: | Topics in Physical Mathematics [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Kishore Marathe |
Date: | 2010 |
Publisher: | London : Springer London : Imprint: Springer |
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Note: | The roots of physical mathematics can be traced back to the very beginning of man's attempts to understand nature. Indeed, mathematics and physics were part of what was called natural philosophy. Rapid growth of thephysical sciences, aided by technol ogical progress and increasing abstraction in mathematical research, caused a separation of the sciences and mathematics in the 20th century. Physicists methods were often rejected bymathematicians as imprecise, and mathematicians approach to physical the ories was not understood by the physicists. However, two fundamental physical theories, relativity and quantum theory, influenced new developments in geometry,functional analysis and group theory. The relation of Yang-Mills theory to the theory of connect ions in a fiber bundle discovered in the early 1980s has paid rich dividends to the geometric topology of low dimensional manifolds. Aimedat a wide audience, this self-contained book includes a detailed background from both mathematics and theoretical phy sics to enable a deeper understanding of the role that physical theories play in mathematics. Whilst the fieldcontinues to expand rapidly, it is not the intention of this book to cover its enormity. Instead, it seeks to lead the reader to their next point of exploration in this vast and exciting landscape |
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Contents: | Algebra |
Topology | |
Manifolds | |
Bundles and Connections | |
Characteristic Classes | |
Theory of Fields, I: Classical | |
Theory of Fields, II: Quantum and Topological | |
YangMillsHiggs Fields | |
4 | |
Manifold Invariants | |
3 | |
Manifold Invariants | |
Knot and Link Invariants | |
ISBN: | 9781848829398 |
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Title: | Riemannian Geometry of Contact and Symplectic Manifolds [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
David E Blair |
Date: | 2010 |
Publisher: | Boston : Birkhuser Boston : Imprint: Birkhuser |
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Note: | This second edition, divided into fourteen chapters, presents a comprehensive treatment of contact and symplectic manifolds from the Riemannian point of view. The monograph examines the basic ideas in detail and provides manyillustrative examples for the reader. Riemannian Geometry of Contact and Symplectic Manifolds, Second Edition provides new material in most chapters, but a particular emphasis remains on contact manifolds. New principal topics includea complex geodesic flow and the accompanying g eometry of the projectivized holomorphic tangent bundle and a complex version of the special directions discussed in Chapter 11 for the real case. Both of these topics make use of tienneGhys's attractive notion of a holomorphic Anosov flow. Researchers, m athematicians, and graduate students in contact and symplectic manifold theory and in Riemannian geometry will benefit from this work. A basic course in Riemanniangeometry is a prerequisite. Reviews from the First Edition: The book . . . can be used eithe r as an introduction to the subject or as a reference for students and researchers . . . [it] gives a clear and complete account of the mainideas . . . and studies a vast amount of related subjects such as integral sub-manifolds, symplectic structure of t angent bundles, curvature of contact metric manifolds and curvature functionals on spaces of associated metrics.Mathematical Reviews this is a pleasant and useful book and all geometers will profit [from] reading it. They can use it for advanced courses, for thesis topics as well as for references. Beginners will find in it an attractive[table of] contents and useful ideas for pursuing their studies. Memoriile Sectiilor Stiintifice |
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Contents: | Preface |
1. Symplectic Manifolds | |
2. Principal bundles | |
3. Contact Manifolds | |
4. Associated Metrics | |
5. Integral Submanifolds and Contact Transformations | |
6. Sasakian and Cosymplectic Manifolds | |
7. Curvature of Contact Metric Manifolds | |
8. Submanifolds of Khler and Sasakian Manifolds | |
9. Tangent Bundles and Tangent Sphere Bundles | |
10. Curvature Functionals and Spaces of Associated Metrics | |
11. Negative Xi | |
sectional Curvature | |
12. Complex Contact Manifolds | |
13. Additional Topics in Complex Geometry | |
14. 3 | |
Sasakian Manifolds | |
Bibliography | |
Subjec | |
ISBN: | 9780817649593 |
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Title: | Representation Theory and Complex Geometry [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Neil Chriss Victor Ginzburg |
Date: | 2010 |
Edition: | 1st |
Publisher: | Boston : Birkhuser Boston |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | This classic monograph provides an overview of modern advances in representation theory from a geometric standpoint. A geometrically-oriented treatment of the subject is very timely and has long been desired, especially since thediscovery of D-module s in the early 1980s and the quiver approach to quantum groups in the early 1990s. The techniques developed are quite general and can be successfully applied to other areas such as quantum groups, affine Liegroups, and quantum field theory. The first half of the book fills the gap between the standard knowledge of a beginner in Lie theory and the much wider background needed by the working mathematician. The book is largelyself-contained. . . . There is a nice introduction to symplectic geometry and a cha rming exposition of equivariant K-theory. Both are enlivened by examples related to groups. . . . An attractive feature is the attempt to convey someinformal 'wisdom' rather than only the precise definitions. As a number of results is due to the authors, one finds some of the original excitement. This is the only available introduction to geometric representation theory. . . it hasalready proved successful in introducing a new generation to the subject. --- Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society Th e authors have tried to help readers by adopting an informal and easily accessible style. . . . The book willprovide a guide to those who wish to penetrate into subject-matter which, so far, was only accessible in difficult papers. . . . The book is quite suitable as a basis for an advanced course or a seminar, devoted to the material of oneof the chapters of the book. --- Mededelingen van het Wiskundig Genootschap Represents an important and very interesting addition to the literature. --- Mathematical R eviews |
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Contents: | Preface |
Chapter 0. Introduction | |
Chapter 1. Symplectic Geometry | |
Chapter 2. Mosaic | |
Chapter 3. Complex Semisimple Groups | |
Chapter 4. Springer Theory | |
Chapter 5. Equivariant K | |
Theory | |
Chapter 6. Flag Varieties, K | |
Theory, and Harmonic Polynomials | |
Chapter 7. Hecke Algebras and K | |
Theory | |
Chapter 8. Representations of Convolution Algebras | |
Bibliography | |
ISBN: | 9780817649388 |
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Title: | Hyperbolic Manifolds and Discrete Groups [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Michael Kapovich |
Date: | 2010 |
Publisher: | Boston : Birkhuser Boston |
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Note: | This classic book is at the crossroads of several branches of mathematics: hyperbolic geometry, discrete groups, 3-dimensional topology, geometric group theory, and complex analysis. The main focus throughout the text is onThurstons hyperbolization t heorem, one of the central results of 3-dimensional topology that has completely changed the landscape of the field. The book contains a number of open problems and conjectures related to thehyperbolization theorem as well as rich discussions on related t opics including geometric structures on 3-manifolds, higher dimensional negatively curved manifolds, and hyperbolic groups. Featuring beautiful illustrations, a rich setof examples, numerous exercises, and an extensive bibliography and index, Hyperbolic M anifolds and Discrete Groups continues to serve as an ideal graduate text and comprehensive reference. The book is very clearly written and fairlyself-contained. It will be useful to researchers and advanced graduate students in the field and can serve as an ideal guide to Thurston's work and its recent developments. ---Mathematical Reviews Beyond the hyperbolization theorem,this is an important book which had to be written some parts are still technical and will certainly be streamlined and shortened in the next years, but together with Otal's work a complete published proof of the hyperbolizationtheorem is finally available. Apart from the proof itself, the book contains a lot of material which will be useful for various other directions of research. -- -Zentralbatt MATH This book can act as source material for a postgraduatecourse and as a reference text on the topic as the references are full and extensive. ... The text is self-contained and very well illustrated. ---ASLIB Book Guide |
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Contents: | Preface |
Three | |
dimensional Topology | |
Thurston Norm | |
Geometry of the Hyperbolic Space | |
Kleinian Groups | |
Teichmller Theory of Riemann Surfaces | |
Introduction to the Orbifold Theory | |
Complex Projective Structures | |
Sociology of Kleinian Groups | |
Ultralimits of Metric Spaces | |
Introduction to Group Actions on Trees | |
Laminations, Foliations and Trees | |
Rips Theory | |
Brooks' Theorem and Circle Packings | |
Pleated Surfaces and Ends of Hyperbolic Manifolds | |
Outline of the Proof of the Hyperbolization Theorem | |
Reduction to The Bounded Image Theorem | |
The Bounded Image Theorem | |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Group theory , Geometry , Topology , Cell aggregation Mathematics |
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Title: | Topics in Hyperplane Arrangements, Polytopes and Box-Splines [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Corrado De Concini Claudio Procesi |
Date: | 2010 |
Edition: | 1 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York |
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Note: | Several mathematical areas that have been developed independently over the last 30 years are brought together revolving around the computation of the number of integral points in suitable families of polytopes. The problem isformulated here in terms of partition functions and multivariate splines. In its simplest form, the problem is to compute the number of ways a given nonnegative integer can be expressed as the sum of h fixed positive integers. Thisgoes back to ancient times and was investigated b y Euler, Sylvester among others in more recent times also in the higher dimensional case of vectors. The book treats several topics in a non-systematic way to show and compare a varietyof approaches to the subject. No book on the material is available in the existing literature. Key topics and features include: - Numerical analysis treatments relating this problem to the theory of box splines - Study of regularfunctions on hyperplane and toric arrangements via D-modules - Residue formulae for partition fu nctions and multivariate splines - Wonderful completion of the complement of hyperplane arrangements - Theory and properties of the Tuttepolynomial of a matroid and of zonotopes Graduate students as well as researchers in algebra, combinatorics and numeri cal analysis, will benefit from Topics in Hyperplane Arrangements, Polytopes, and Box Splines |
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Contents: | Introduction |
I Preliminaries. 1 Polytopes. 2 Hyperplane Arrangements. 3 Fourier and Laplace Transforms. 4 Modules Over the Weyl Algebra. 5 Differential and Difference Equations. 6 Approximation Theory I | |
II The Differentiable Case. 7 Splines. 8 Rx as a D | |
Module. 9 The function Tx. 10 Cohomology. 11 Differential Equations | |
III The Discrete Case. 12 Partition Functions. 13 Toric Arrangements. 14 Cohomology of Toric Arrangements. 15 Difference Equations. 16 Applications. 17 Approximation Theory II | |
IV The Wonderful Model. 18 Minimal Models | |
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Title: | Vector fields on Singular Varieties [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Jean-Paul Brasselet Jos Seade Tatsuo Suwa |
Date: | 2009 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
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Note: | Vector fields on manifolds play a major role in mathematics and other sciences. In particular, the Poincar-Hopf index theorem gives rise to the theory of Chern classes, key manifold-invariants in geometry and topology. It isnatural to ask what is the good notion of the index of a vector field, and of Chern classes, if the underlying space becomes singular. The question has been explored by several authors resulting in various answers, starting withthe pioneering work of M.-H. Schwartz and R. MacPhers on. We present these notions in the framework of the obstruction theory and the Chern-Weil theory. The interplay between these two methods is one of the main features of themonograph |
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Title: | Quantum Field Theory on Curved Spacetimes [electronic resource] : Concepts and Mathematical Foundations |
Author(s): |
Christian Br Klaus Fredenhagen |
Date: | 2009 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
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Note: | After some decades of work a satisfactory theory of quantum gravity is still not available moreover, there are indications that the original field theoretical approach may be better suited than originally expected. There, tofirst approximation, one i s left with the problem of quantum field theory on Lorentzian manifolds. Surprisingly, this seemingly modest approach leads to far reaching conceptual and mathematical problems and to spectacular predictions,the most famous one being the Hawking radiation of black holes. Ingredients of this approach are the formulation of quantum physics in terms of C*-algebras, the geometry of Lorentzian manifolds, in particular their causal structure,and linear hyperbolic differential equations where the well-posedness of the Cauchy problem plays a distinguished role, as well as more recently the insights from suitable concepts such as microlocal analysis. This primer is anoutgrowth of a compact course given by the editors and contributing authors to an audience of adva nced graduate students and young researchers in the field, and assumes working knowledge of differential geometry and functional analysison the part of the reader |
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Contents: | C* |
algebras | |
Lorentzian Manifolds | |
Linear Wave Equations | |
Microlocal Analysis | |
Quantum Field Theory on Curved Backgrounds | |
ISBN: | 9783642027802 |
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Series: | Lecture Notes in Physics, 0075-8450 : v786 |
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Keywords: | Cell aggregation Mathematics , Mathematical physics , Quantum theory |
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Title: | Endoscopy for GSp(4) and the Cohomology of Siegel Modular Threefolds [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Rainer Weissauer |
Date: | 2009 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
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Note: | The geometry of modular curves and the structure of their cohomology groups have been a rich source for various number-theoretical applications over the last decades. Similar applications may be expected from the arithmetic ofhigher dimensional modul ar varieties. For Siegel modular threefolds some basic results on their cohomology groups are derived in this book from considering topological trace formulas |
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Contents: | 1 An Application of the Hard Lefschetz Theorem |
2 CAP | |
Localization | |
3 The Ramanujan Conjecture for Genus two Siegel modular Forms | |
4 Character Identities and Galois Representations related to the group GSp(4) | |
5 Endoscopy for GSp(4) | |
6 A special Case of the Fundamental Lemma I | |
7 A special Case of the Fundamental Lemma II | |
8 The Langlands | |
Shelstad transfer factor | |
9 Fundamental lemma (twisted case) | |
10 Reduction to unit elements | |
11 Appendix on Galois cohomology | |
12 Appendix on double cosets | |
ISBN: | 9783540893066 |
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Title: | Optimal Urban Networks via Mass Transportation [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Giuseppe Buttazzo Aldo Pratelli Eugene Stepanov Sergio Solimini |
Date: | 2009 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
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Note: | Recently much attention has been devoted to the optimization of transportation networks in a given geographic area. One assumes the distributions of population and of services/workplaces (i.e. the network's sources and sinks) areknown, as well as the costs of movement with/without the network, and the cost of constructing/maintaining it. Both the long-term optimization and the short-term, who goes where optimization are considered. These models can also beadapted for the optimization of other types o f networks, such as telecommunications, pipeline or drainage networks. In the monograph we study the most general problem settings, namely, when neither the shape nor even the topology ofthe network to be constructed is known a priori |
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Contents: | Problem setting |
Optimal connected networks | |
Relaxed problem and existence of solutions | |
Topological properties of optimal sets | |
Optimal sets and geodesics in the two | |
dimensional case | |
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Title: | A Course in Formal Languages, Automata and Groups [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Ian M Chiswell |
Date: | 2009 |
Publisher: | London : Springer London |
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Note: | Based on the authors lecture notes for an MSc course, this text combines formal language and automata theory and group theory, a thriving research area that has developed extensively over the last twenty-five years. The aim ofthe first three chapters is to give a rigorous proof that various notions of recursively enumerable language are equivalent. Chapter One begins with languages defined by Chomsky grammars and the idea of machine recognition, contains adiscussion of Turing Machines, and includes w ork on finite state automata and the languages they recognise. The following chapters then focus on topics such as recursive functions and predicates recursively enumerable sets of naturalnumbers and the group-theoretic connections of language theory, inc luding a brief introduction to automatic groups. Highlights include: A comprehensive study of context-free languages and pushdown automata in Chapter Four, inparticular a clear and complete account of the connection between LR(k) languages and determinist ic context-free languages. A self-contained discussion of the significant Muller-Schupp result on context-free groups. Enriched withprecise definitions, clear and succinct proofs and worked examples, the book is aimed primarily at postgraduate students in mathematics but will also be of great interest to researchers in mathematics and computer science who want tolearn more about the interplay between group theory and formal languages. A solutions manual is available to instructors via www.springer.com |
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Contents: | Preface |
Contents | |
1. Grammars and Machine Recognition | |
2. Recursive Functions | |
3. Recursively Enumerable Sets and Languages | |
4. Context | |
free language | |
5. Connections with Group Theory | |
A. Results and Proofs Omitted in the Text | |
B. The Halting Problem and Universal Turing Machines | |
C. Cantor's Diagonal Argument | |
D. Solutions to Selected Exercises | |
References | |
Index | |
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Title: | A Topological Aperitif [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
David Jordan Stephen Huggett |
Date: | 2009 |
Publisher: | London : Springer London |
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Note: | This is a book of elementary geometric topology, in which geometry, frequently illustrated, guides calculation. The book starts with a wealth of examples, often subtle, of how to be mathematically certain whether two objects arethe same from the poin t of view of topology. After introducing surfaces, such as the Klein bottle, the book explores the properties of polyhedra drawn on these surfaces. More refined tools are developed in a chapter on winding number,and an appendix gives a glimpse of knot the ory. Moreover, in this revised edition, a new section gives a geometrical description of part of the Classification Theorem for surfaces. Several striking new pictures show how given a spherewith any number of ordinary handles and at least one Klein handl e, all the ordinary handles can be converted into Klein handles. Numerous examples and exercises make this a useful textbook for a first undergraduate course in topology,providing a firm geometrical foundation for further study. For much of the book the p rerequisites are slight, though, so anyone with curiosity and tenacity will be able to enjoy the Aperitif. distinguished by clear and wonderfulexposition and laden with informal motivation, visual aids, cool (and beautifully rendered) picturesThis is a te rrific book and I recommend it very highly. MAA Online Aperitif conjures up exactly the right impression of thisbook. The high ratio of illustrations to text makes it a quick read and its engaging style and subject matter whet the tastebuds for a range of possible main courses. Mathematical Gazette A Topological Aperitif provides amarvellous introduction to the subject, with many different tastes of ideas. Professor Sir Roger Penrose OM FRS, Mathematical Institute, Oxford, UK |
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Contents: | Foreword (written by Roger Penrose) |
Homeomorphic Sets | |
Topological Properties | |
Equivalent Subsets | |
Surfaces and Spaces | |
Polyhedra | |
Winding Number | |
Appendix A: Continuity | |
Appendix B: Knots | |
Appendix C: History | |
Appendix D: Solutions | |
Bibliography | |
Index | |
ISBN: | 9781848009134 |
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Title: | Dimension and Recurrence in Hyperbolic Dynamics [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Luis Barreira |
Date: | 2008 |
Publisher: | Basel : Birkhuser Basel |
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Note: | The main objective of this book is to give a broad unified introduction to the study of dimension and recurrence in hyperbolic dynamics. It includes the discussion of the foundations, main results, and main techniques in the richinterplay of four mai n areas of research: hyperbolic dynamics, dimension theory, multifractal analysis, and quantitative recurrence. It also gives a panorama of several selected topics of current research interest. More than half ofthe material appears here for the first time in book form, describing many recent developments in the area such as topics on irregular sets, variational principles, applications to number theory, measures of maximal dimension,multifractal nonrigidity, and quantitative recurrence. All the results ar e included with detailed proofs, many of them simplified or rewritten on purpose for the book. The text is self-contained and directed to researchers as well asgraduate students that wish to have a global view of the theory together with a working knowled ge of its main techniques. It will also be useful as as basis for graduate courses in dimension theory of dynamical systems, multifractalanalysis, and pointwise dimension and recurrence in hyperbolic dynamics |
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Contents: | Preface |
Introduction | |
Basic Notions | |
I. Dimension Theory | |
Dimension Theory and Thermodynamic Formalism | |
Repellers and Hyperbolic Sets | |
Measures of Maximal Dimension | |
II. Multifractal Analysis: Core Theory | |
Multifractal Analysis of Equilibrium Measures | |
General Concept of Multifractal Analysis | |
Dimension of Irregular Sets | |
Variational Principles in Multifractal Analysis | |
III. Multifractal Analysis: Further Developments | |
Multidimensional Spectra and Number Theory | |
Multifractal Rigidity | |
Hyperbolic Sets: Past and Future | |
IV. Hyperbolicity and Recurrence | |
Pointwi | |
ISBN: | 9783764388829 |
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Title: | Symplectic 4-Manifolds and Algebraic Surfaces [electronic resource] : Lectures given at the C.I.M.E. Summer School held in Cetraro, Italy September 210, 2003 |
Author(s): |
Denis Auroux Marco Manetti Paul Seidel Bernd Siebert Ivan Smith Fabrizio Catanese Gang Tian |
Date: | 2008 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
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Title: | Equilibrium States and the Ergodic Theory of Anosov Diffeomorphisms [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Rufus Bowen Jean-Ren Chazottes |
Date: | 2008 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
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Note: | For this printing of R. Bowen's book, J.-R. Chazottes has retyped it in TeX for easier reading, thereby correcting typos and bibliographic details. From the Preface by D. Ruelle: Rufus Bowen has left us a masterpiece ofmathematical exposition... Here a number of results which were new at the time are presented in such a clear and lucid style that Bowen's monograph immediately became a classic. More than thirty years later, many new results have beenproved in this area, but the volume is as useful as ever because it remains the best introduction to the basics of the ergodic theory of hyperbolic systems. |
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Contents: | Preface to the 2nd edition by David Ruelle |
0. Introduction | |
1.Gibbs measures | |
A.Gibbs measures | |
B.Ruelle's Perron | |
Frobenius Theorem | |
C.Construction of Gibbs measures | |
D.Variational principle | |
E.Further properties | |
References | |
2.General thermodynamic formalism | |
A.Entropy | |
B.Pressure | |
C.Variational principle | |
D.Equilibrium states | |
References | |
3.Axiom A diffeomorphisms | |
A.Definition | |
B. Spectral decomposition | |
C.Markov partitions | |
D.Symbolic dynamics | |
References | |
4.Ergodic theory of Axiom A diffeomorphisms | |
A.Equilibrium states for basic sets | |
B.The | |
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Title: | Lie Sphere Geometry [electronic resource] : With Applications to Submanifolds |
Author(s): |
Thomas E Cecil |
Date: | 2008 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York |
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Note: | This book provides a clear and comprehensive modern treatment of Lie sphere geometry and its applications to the study of Euclidean submanifolds. It begins with the construction of the space of spheres, including the fundamentalnotions of oriented co ntact, parabolic pencils of spheres, and Lie sphere transformations. The link with Euclidean submanifold theory is established via the Legendre map, which provides a powerful framework for the study ofsubmanifolds, especially those characterized by restri ctions on their curvature spheres. This new edition contains revised sections on taut submanifolds, compact proper Dupin submanifolds, reducible Dupin submanifolds, and the cyclidesof Dupin. Completely new material on isoparametric hypersurfaces in sphere s and Dupin hypersurfaces with three and four principal curvatures is also included. The author surveys the known results in these fields and indicatesdirections for further research and wider application of the methods of Lie sphere geometry. Further key features of Lie Sphere Geometry 2/e: - Provides the reader with all the necessary background to reach the frontiers of research inthis area - Fills a gap in the literature no other thorough examination of Lie sphere geometry and its applications to subma nifold theory - Complete treatment of the cyclides of Dupin, including 11 computer-generated illustrations -Rigorous exposition driven by motivation and ample examples. Reviews from the first edition: The book under review sets out the basic material on L ie sphere geometry in modern notation, thus making it accessible to students andresearchers in differential geometry.....This is a carefully written, thorough, and very readable book. There is an excellent bibliography that not only provides pointers to p roofs that have been omitted, but gives appropriatereferences for the results presented. It should be useful to all geometers working in the theory of submanifolds. - P.J. Ryan, MathSciNet The book |
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Contents: | Preface |
Introduction | |
Lie Sphere Geometry | |
Lie Sphere Transformations | |
Legendre Submanifolds | |
Dupin Submanifolds | |
Bibliography | |
Index | |
ISBN: | 9780387746562 |
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Title: | Braid Groups [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Christian Kassel Vladimir Turaev |
Date: | 2008 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York |
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Note: | Braids and braid groups have been at the heart of mathematical development over the last two decades. Braids play an important role in diverse areas of mathematics and theoretical physics. The special beauty of the theory ofbraids stems from their at tractive geometric nature and their close relations to other fundamental geometric objects, such as knots, links, mapping class groups of surfaces, and configuration spaces. In this presentation the authorsthoroughly examine various aspects of the theory of braids, starting from basic definitions and then moving to more recent results. The advanced topics cover the Burau and the Lawrence--Krammer--Bigelow representations of the braidgroups, the Alexander--Conway and Jones link polynomials, connections wit h the representation theory of the Iwahori--Hecke algebras, and the Garside structure and orderability of the braid groups. This book will serve graduatestudents, mathematicians, and theoretical physicists interested in low-dimensional topology and its co nnections with representation theory |
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Contents: | Braids and Braid Groups |
Braids, Knots, and Links | |
Homological Representations of the Braid Groups | |
Symmetric Groups and IwahoriHecke Algebras | |
Representations of the IwahoriHecke Algebras | |
Garside Monoids and Braid Monoids | |
An Order on the Braid Groups | |
Presentations of SL(Z) and PSL(Z) | |
Fibrations and Homotopy Sequences | |
The BirmanMurakamiWenzl Algebras | |
Left Self | |
Distributive Sets | |
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Title: | An Introduction to Manifolds [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Loring W Tu |
Date: | 2008 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York |
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Note: | Manifolds, the higher-dimensional analogs of smooth curves and surfaces, are fundamental objects in modern mathematics. Combining aspects of algebra, topology, and analysis, manifolds have also been applied to classicalmechanics, general relativity, and quantum field theory. In this streamlined introduction to the subject, the theory of manifolds is presented with the aim of helping the reader achieve a rapid mastery of the essential topics. By theend of the book the reader should be able to compute, at least for simple spaces, one of the most basic topological invariants of a manifold, its de Rham cohomology. Along the way the reader acquires the knowledge and skills necessaryfor further study of geometry and topology. The requisite point-set topolo gy is included in an appendix of twenty pages other appendices review facts from real analysis and linear algebra. Hints and solutions are provided to many ofthe exercises and problems. This work may be used as the text for a one-semester graduate or adva nced undergraduate course, as well as by students engaged in self-study. Requiring only minimal undergraduate prerequisites, AnIntroduction to Manifolds is also an excellent foundation for Springer GTM 82, Differential Forms in Algebraic Topology |
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Contents: | Euclidean Spaces |
Smooth Functions on a Euclidean Space | |
Tangent Vectors in Rn as Derivations | |
Alternating k | |
Linear Functions | |
Differential Forms on Rn | |
Manifolds | |
Manifolds | |
Smooth Maps on a Manifold | |
Quotients | |
Lie Groups and Lie Algebras | |
The Tangent Space | |
Submanifolds | |
Categories and Functors | |
The Rank of a Smooth Map | |
The Tangent Bundle | |
Bump Functions and Partitions of Unity | |
Vector Fields | |
Lie Groups and Lie Algebras | |
Lie Groups | |
Lie Algebras | |
Differential Forms | |
Differential 1 | |
Forms | |
Differential k | |
Forms | |
The Exterior Derivative | |
Integra | |
ISBN: | 9780387481012 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Global analysis , Global differential geometry , Cell aggregation Mathematics |
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Title: | Positivity [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Karim Boulabiar Gerard Buskes Abdelmajid Triki |
Date: | 2007 |
Publisher: | Basel : Birkhuser Basel |
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Note: | This book contains nine well-organized survey articles by leading researchers in positivity, with a strong emphasis on functional analysis. It provides insight into the structure of classical spaces of continuous functions,f-algebras, and integral op erators, but also contains contributions to modern topics like vector measures, operator spaces, ordered tensor products, non-commutative Banach function spaces, and frames. Contributors: B. Banerjee, D.P.Blecher, K. Boulabiar, Q. Bu, G. Buskes, G.P. Curb era, M. Henriksen, A.G. Kusraev, J. Martnez, B. de Pagter, W.J. Ricker, A.R. Schep, A. Triki, A.W. Wickstead |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Algebra , Global analysis (Mathematics) , Functional analysis , Operator theory , Cell aggregation Mathematics , Economics |
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Title: | An Introduction to the Heisenberg Group and the Sub-Riemannian Isoperimetric Problem [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Luca Capogna Scott D Pauls Donatella Danielli Jeremy T Tyson |
Date: | 2007 |
Publisher: | Basel : Birkhuser Basel |
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Note: | The past decade has witnessed a dramatic and widespread expansion of interest and activity in sub-Riemannian (Carnot-Caratheodory) geometry, motivated both internally by its role as a basic model in the modern theory of analysison metric spaces, and externally through the continuous development of applications (both classical and emerging) in areas such as control theory, robotic path planning, neurobiology and digital image reconstruction. The quintessentialexample of a sub Riemannian structure is t he Heisenberg group, which is a nexus for all of the aforementioned applications as well as a point of contact between CR geometry, Gromov hyperbolic geometry of complex hyperbolic space,subelliptic PDE, jet spaces, and quantum mechanics. This book provid es an introduction to the basics of sub-Riemannian differential geometry and geometric analysis in the Heisenberg group, focusing primarily on the current state ofknowledge regarding Pierre Pansu's celebrated 1982 conjecture regarding the sub-Riemannian i soperimetric profile. It presents a detailed description of Heisenberg submanifold geometry and geometric measure theory, which provides anopportunity to collect for the first time in one location the various known partial results and methods of attack on Pansu's problem. As such it serves simultaneously as an introduction to the area for graduate students and beginningresearchers, and as a research monograph focused on the isoperimetric problem suitable for experts in the area |
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Contents: | Preface |
1. The Isoperimetric Problem | |
2. The Heisenberg Group | |
3. Horizontal Geometry of Submanifolds | |
4. Geometric Measure Theory | |
5. The Isoperimetric Inequality | |
6. The Isoperimetric Profile of the Heisenberg Group | |
7. Sharp Constants for Other Geometric Inequalities | |
Bibliography | |
Index | |
ISBN: | 9783764381332 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Topological Groups , Global analysis , Differential equations, partial , Systems theory , Global differential geometry , Cell aggregation Mathematics |
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Title: | Real and Complex Singularities [electronic resource] : So Carlos Workshop 2004 |
Author(s): |
Jean-Paul Brasselet Maria Aparecida Soares Ruas |
Date: | 2007 |
Publisher: | Basel : Birkhuser Basel |
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Note: | The So Carlos Workshop on Real and Complex Singularities is the longest running workshop in singularities. It is held every two years and is a key international event for people working in the field. This volume contains paperspresented at the eighth workshop, held at the IML, Marseille, July 1923, 2004. The workshop offers the opportunity to establish the state of the art and to present new trends, new ideas and new results in all of the branches ofsingularities. This is reflected by the contributio ns in this book. The main topics discussed are equisingularity of sets and mappings, geometry of singular complex analytic sets, singularities of mappings, characteristic classes,classification of singularities, interaction of singularity theory with some of the new ideas in algebraic geometry imported from theoretical physics, and applications of singularity theory to geometry of surfaces in low dimensionaleuclidean spaces, to differential equations and to bifurcation theory |
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Contents: | Celestial Integration, Stringy Invariants, and Chern |
Schwartz | |
MacPherson Classes | |
Valuations Compatible with a Projection | |
Quelques Rsultats sur Certaines Fonctions Lieu Singulier de Dimension 1 | |
Classification of Rational Unicuspidal Projective Curves whose Singularities Have one Puiseux Pair | |
Bounding from below the Degree of an Algebraic One | |
dimensional Foliation Having a Prescribed Algebraic Solution | |
Trajectory Singularities for a Class of Parallel Motions | |
Vertices and Inflexions of Plane Sections of Surfaces in ?3 | |
Local Topology of Reducible Divisors | |
The Geometry | |
ISBN: | 9783764377762 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Differentiable dynamical systems , Geometry , Global differential geometry , Cell aggregation Mathematics |
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Title: | Punctured Torus Groups and 2-Bridge Knot Groups (I) [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Hirotaka Akiyoshi Makoto Sakuma Masaaki Wada Yasushi Yamashita |
Date: | 2007 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
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Note: | This monograph is Part 1 of a book project intended to give a full account of Jorgensen's theory of punctured torus Kleinian groups and its generalization, with application to knot theory. Although Jorgensen's original work wasnot published in comple te form, it has been a source of inspiration. In particular, it has motivated and guided Thurston's revolutionary study of low-dimensional geometric topology. In this monograph, we give an elementary andself-contained description of Jorgensen's theory wit h a complete proof. Through various informative illustrations, readers are naturally led to an intuitive, synthetic grasp of the theory, which clarifies how a very simple fuchsiangroup evolves into complicated Kleinian groups |
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Contents: | Jorgensen's picture of quasifuchsian punctured torus groups |
Fricke surfaces and PSL(2,C) | |
representations | |
Labeled representations and associated complexes | |
Chain rule and side parameter | |
Special examples | |
Reformulation of the main theorem and outline of the proof | |
Openness | |
Closedness | |
Algebraic roots and geometric roots | |
Appendix | |
References | |
Index | |
ISBN: | 9783540718079 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Group theory , Functions of complex variables , Cell aggregation Mathematics |
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Title: | Metric Structures for Riemannian and Non-Riemannian Spaces [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Mikhail Gromov |
Date: | 2007 |
Publisher: | Boston, MA : Birkhuser Boston |
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Note: | Metric theory has undergone a dramatic phase transition in the last decades when its focus moved from the foundations of real analysis to Riemannian geometry and algebraic topology, to the theory of infinite groups andprobability theory. The new wave began with seminal papers by Svarc and Milnor on the growth of groups and the spectacular proof of the rigidity of lattices by Mostow. This progress was followed by the creation of the asymptotic metrictheory of infinite groups by Gromov. The structural metric approach to the Riemannian category, tracing back to Cheeger's thesis, pivots around the notion of the GromovHausdorff distance between Riemannian manifolds. This distanceorganizes Riemannian manifolds of all possible topological types into a singl e connected moduli space, where convergence allows the collapse of dimension with unexpectedly rich geometry, as revealed in the work of Cheeger, Fukaya,Gromov and Perelman. Also, Gromov found metric structure within homotopy theory and thus introduced ne w invariants controlling combinatorial complexity of maps and spaces, such as the simplicial volume, which is responsible for degreesof maps between manifolds. During the same period, Banach spaces and probability theory underwent a geometric metamorphosi s, stimulated by the LevyMilman concentration phenomenon, encompassing the law of large numbers for metricspaces with measures and dimensions going to infinity. The first stages of the new developments were presented in Gromov's course in Paris, which tur ned into the famous Green Book by Lafontaine and Pansu (1979). The present Englishtranslation of that work has been enriched and expanded with new material to reflect recent progress. Additionally, four appendicesby Gromov on Levy's inequality, by Pansu o n quasiconvex domains, by Katz on systoles ofRiemannian manifolds, and by Semmes overviewing analysis on metric spaces with measuresas well as an extensive bibliography and index round o |
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Contents: | Preface to the French Edition |
Preface to the English Edition | |
Introduction: Metrics Everywhere | |
Length Structures: Path Metric Spaces | |
Degree and Dilatation | |
Metric Structures on Families of Metric Spaces | |
Convergence and Concentration of Metrics and Measures | |
Loewner Rediscovered | |
Manifolds with Bounded Ricci Curvature | |
Isoperimetric Inequalities and Amenability | |
Morse Theory and Minimal Models | |
Pinching and Collapse | |
Appendix A: Quasiconvex Domains in Rn | |
Appendix B: Metric Spaces and Mappings Seen at Many Scales | |
Appendix C: Paul Levy's Isoperimetric Inequalit | |
ISBN: | 9780817645830 |
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Title: | An Invitation to Morse Theory [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Liviu Nicolaescu |
Date: | 2007 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York |
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Note: | This self-contained treatment of Morse Theory focuses on applications and is intended for a graduate course on differential or algebraic topology. The book is divided into three conceptually distinct parts. The first part containsthe foundations of M orse theory (over the reals). The second part consists of applications of Morse theory over the reals, while the last part describes the basics and some applications of complex Morse theory, a.k.a. Picard-Lefschetztheory. This is the first textbook to inc lude topics such as Morse-Smale flows, min-max theory, moment maps and equivariant cohomology, and complex Morse theory. The exposition is enhanced with examples, problems, and illustrations,and will be of interest to graduate students as well as research ers. The reader is expected to have some familiarity with cohomology theory and with the differential and integral calculus on smooth manifolds. Liviu Nicolaescu isAssociate Professor of Mathematics at University of Notre Dame |
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Contents: | Preface |
Notations and conventions | |
Morse functions | |
The topology of Morse functions | |
Applications | |
Basics of complex Morse theory | |
Exercises and solutions | |
References | |
Index | |
ISBN: | 9780387495101 |
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Title: | String Topology and Cyclic Homology [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Ralph L Cohen Kathryn Hess Alexander A Voronov |
Date: | 2006 |
Publisher: | Basel : Birkhuser Basel |
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Note: | The subject of this book is string topology, Hochschild and cyclic homology. The first part consists of an excellent exposition of various approaches to string topology and the Chas-Sullivan loop product. The second gives acomplete and clear construc tion of an algebraic model for computing topological cyclic homology. The book provides many references for the reader wishing to learn more about the subject, to which it gives a perfect introduction. It istherefore suitable for both graduate students an d established researchers. It is certainly the best source of much information that was until now available only to specialists and covers material from the elementary bases to the mostrecent developments |
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Contents: | Foreword |
Notes on String Topology (R.L. Cohen and A.A. Voronov) | |
Introduction | |
Intersection Theory in Loop Spaces | |
The Cacti Operad | |
String Topology as Field Theory | |
A Morse Theoretic Viewpoint | |
Brane Topology | |
Bibliography | |
An Algebraic Model for Mod 2 Topological Cyclic Homology (K. Hess) | |
Preface | |
Preliminaries | |
Free Loop Spaces | |
Homotopy Orbit Spaces | |
A Model for Mod 2 Toplological Cyclic Homology | |
Bibliography | |
ISBN: | 9783764373887 |
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Title: | Mathematical Implications of Einstein-Weyl Causality [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Hans-Jrgen Borchers Rathindra Nath Sen |
Date: | 2006 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer |
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Note: | The present work is the first systematic attempt at answering the following fundamental question: what mathematical structures does Einstein-Weyl causality impose on a point-set that has no other previous structure defined on it?The authors propose a n axiomatization of Einstein-Weyl causality (inspired by physics), and investigate the topological and uniform structures that it implies. Their final result is that a causal space is densely embedded in one thatis locally a differentiable manifold. The m athematical level required of the reader is that of the graduate student in mathematical physics |
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Contents: | Introduction |
Geometrical Structures on Space | |
Time | |
Light Rays and Light Cones | |
Local Structure and Topology | |
Homogeneity Properties | |
Order and Uniformizability | |
Spaces With Complete Light Rays | |
Consequences of Order Completeness | |
The Cushion Problem | |
Related Works | |
Concluding Remarks | |
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Title: | Singular Coverings of Toposes [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Marta Bunge Jonathon Funk |
Date: | 2006 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
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Note: | The self-contained theory of certain singular coverings of toposes called complete spreads, that is presented in this volume, is a field of interest to topologists working in knot theory, as well as to various categorists. Itextends the complete spre ads in topology due to R. H. Fox (1957) but, unlike the classical theory, it emphasizes an unexpected connection with topos distributions in the sense of F. W. Lawvere (1983). The constructions, though oftenmotivated by classical theories, are sometimes q uite different from them. Special classes of distributions and of complete spreads, inspired respectively by functional analysis and topology, are studied. Among the former are theprobability distributions the branched coverings are singled out amongst th e latter. This volume may also be used as a textbook for an advanced one-year graduate course introducing topos theory with an emphasis on geometricapplications. Throughout the authors emphasize open problems. Several routine proofs are left as exercises, but also as exercises the reader will find open questions for possible future work in a variety of topics in mathematicsthat can profit from a categorical approach |
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Contents: | Introduction |
Part I: Distributions and Complete Spreads | |
1.Lawvere Districutions on Toposes | |
2.Complete Spread Maps of Toposes | |
3.The Spread and Completeness Conditions | |
Part II: An Axiomatic Theory of Complete Spreads | |
4.Completion KZ | |
Monads | |
5.Complete Spreads as Discrete M | |
fibrations | |
6. Closed and Linear KZ | |
Monads | |
Part III: Aspects of Distributions and Complete Spreads | |
7.Lattice | |
Theoretic Aspects | |
8.Localic and Algebraic Aspects | |
9.Topological Aspects | |
Bibliography | |
Index | |
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Title: | Analytical and Numerical Approaches to Mathematical Relativity [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Jrg Frauendiener Domenico J.W Giulini Volker Perlick |
Date: | 2006 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
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Note: | Today, general relativity rates among the most accurately tested fundamental theories in all of physics. However, deficiencies in our mathematical and conceptual understanding still exist, and these partly hamper further progress.For this reason alon e, but no less important from the point of view that a theory-based prediction should be regarded as no better than one's own structural understanding of the underlying theory, one should undertake seriousinvestigations into the corresponding mathematical issues. This book contains a representative collection of surveys by experts in mathematical relativity writing about the current status of, and problems in, their fields. There arefour contributions for each of the following mathematical areas: differen tial geometry and differential topology, analytical methods and differential equations, and numerical methods. This book addresses graduate students andspecialist researchers alike |
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Contents: | A Personal Perspective on Global Lorentzian Geometry |
The Space of Null Geodesics (and a New Causal Boundary) | |
Some Variational Problems in Semi | |
Riemannian Geometry | |
On the Geometry of pp | |
Wave type Spacetimes | |
Concepts for Hyperbolicity and Relativistic Continuum Mechanics | |
Elliptic Systems | |
Mathematical Properties of Cosmological Models with Accelerated Expansion | |
The Poincar Structure and the Centre | |
of | |
Mass of Asymptotically Flat Spacetimes | |
Computer Simulation | |
a Tool For Mathematical Relativity | |
and Vice Versa | |
On Boundary Conditions for the Einstein Equations | |
Rece | |
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Title: | Categories and Sheaves [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Masaki Kashiwara Pierre Schapira |
Date: | 2006 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
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Note: | Categories and sheaves, which emerged in the middle of the last century as an enrichment for the concepts of sets and functions, appear almost everywhere in mathematics nowadays. This book covers categories, homological algebraand sheaves in a system atic and exhaustive manner starting from scratch, and continues with full proofs to an exposition of the most recent results in the literature, and sometimes beyond. The authors present the general theory ofcategories and functors, emphasising inductive a nd projective limits, tensor categories, representable functors, ind-objects and localization. Then they study homological algebra including additive, abelian, triangulated categories andalso unbounded derived categories using transfinite induction and ac cessible objects. Finally, sheaf theory as well as twisted sheaves and stacks appear in the framework of Grothendieck topologies |
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Contents: | The Language of Categories |
Limits | |
Filtrant Limits | |
Tensor Categories | |
Generators and Representability | |
Indization of Categories | |
Localization | |
Additive and Abelian Categories | |
? | |
accessible Objects and F | |
injective Objects | |
Triangulated Categories | |
Complexes in Additive Categories | |
Complexes in Abelian Categories | |
Derived Categories | |
Unbounded Derived Categories | |
Indization and Derivation of Abelian Categories | |
Grothendieck Topologies | |
Sheaves on Grothendieck Topologies | |
Abelian Sheaves | |
Stacks and Twisted Sheaves | |
ISBN: | 9783540279501 |
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Title: | Non-Euclidean Geometries [electronic resource] : Jnos Bolyai Memorial Volume |
Author(s): |
Andrs Prkopa Emil Molnr |
Date: | 2006 |
Publisher: | Boston, MA : Springer US |
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Note: | From nothing I have created a new different world, wrote Jnos Bolyai to his father, Wolgang Bolyai, on November 3, 1823, to let him know his discovery of non-Euclidean geometry, as we call it today. The results of Bolyaiand the co-discoverer, the Rus sian Lobachevskii, changed the course of mathematics, opened the way for modern physical theories of the twentieth century, and had an impact on the history of human culture. The papers in this volume,which commemorates the 200th anniversary of the birth of Jnos Bolyai, were written by leading scientists of non-Euclidean geometry, its history, and its applications. Some of the papers present new discoveries about the life andworks of Jnos Bolyai and the history of non-Euclidean geometry, others deal with geometrical axiomatics polyhedra fractals hyperbolic, Riemannian and discrete geometry tilings visualization and applications in physics. AudienceThis book is intended for those who teach, study, and do research in geometry and history of mathematics. Cul tural historians, physicists, and computer scientists will also find it an important source of information |
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Contents: | History |
The Revolution of Jnos Bolyai | |
Gauss and Non | |
Euclidean Geometry | |
Jnos Bolyais New Face | |
Axiomatical and Logical Aspects | |
Hyperbolic Geometry, Dimension | |
Free | |
An Absolute Property of Four Mutually Tangent Circles | |
Remembering Donald Coxeter | |
Axiomatizations of Hyperbolic and Absolute Geometries | |
Logical Axiomatizations of Space | |
Time. Samples from the Literature | |
Polyhedra, Volumes, Discrete Arrangements, Fractals | |
Structures in Hyperbolic Space | |
The Symmetry of Optimally Dense Packings | |
Flexible Octahedra in the Hyperbolic Space | |
Fractal Geometry on H | |
ISBN: | 9780387295558 |
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Series: | Mathematics and Its Applications : v581 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Geometry , Global differential geometry , Mathematics_$xHistory , Cell aggregation Mathematics , Relativity (Physics) |
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Title: | The Novikov Conjecture [electronic resource] Geometry and Algebra |
Author(s): |
Matthias Kreck Wolfgang Lck |
Date: | 2005 |
Publisher: | Basel : Birkhuser Basel |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | These lecture notes contain a guided tour to the Novikov Conjecture and related conjectures due to Baum-Connes, Borel and Farrell-Jones. They begin with basics about higher signatures, Whitehead torsion and the s-CobordismTheorem. Then an introductio n to surgery theory and a version of the assembly map is presented. Using the solution of the Novikov conjecture for special groups some applications to the classification of low dimensional manifolds aregiven. Finally, the most recent developments concer ning these conjectures are surveyed, including a detailed status report. The prerequisites consist of a solid knowledge of the basics about manifolds, vector bundles, (co-) homologyand characteristic classes |
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Contents: | Introduction |
0. A Motivating Problem | |
1. Introduction to the Nopvikov and Borel Conjecture | |
2. Normal Bordism Groups | |
3. The Signature | |
4. The Signature Theorem and the Novikov Conjecture | |
5. The Projective Class Group and the Whitehead Group | |
6. Whitehead Torsion | |
7. The Statement and Consequences of the s | |
Cobordism Theorem | |
8. Sketch of the Proof of the s | |
Cobordism Theorem | |
9. From the Novikov Conjecture to Surgery | |
10. Surgery Below the Middle Dimension I: An Example | |
11. Surgery Below the Middle Dimension II: Systematically | |
12. Surgery in the Middle Dimension I | |
ISBN: | 9783764373153 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Algebraic topology , Cell aggregation Mathematics |
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Title: | Hamiltonian Dynamics. Theory and Applications [electronic resource] : Lectures given at the C.I.M.E.-E.M.S. Summer School held in Cetraro, Italy, July 1-10, 1999 |
Author(s): |
Giancarlo Benettin Jacques Henrard Sergei Kuksin |
Date: | 2005 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
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Note: | This volume collects three series of lectures on applications of the theory of Hamiltonian systems, contributed by some of the specialists in the field. The aim is to describe the state of the art for some interesting problems,such as the Hamiltonian theory for infinite-dimensional Hamiltonian systems, including KAM theory, the recent extensions of the theory of adiabatic invariants and the phenomena related to stability over exponentially long times ofNekhoroshev's theory. The books may serve as an excellent basis for young researchers, who will find here a complete and accurate exposition of recent original results and many hints for further investigation |
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Contents: | A. Giorgilli: Preface |
G. Benettin: Physical Applications of Nekhoroshev Theorem and Exponential Estimates | |
J. Henrard: The Adiabatic Invariant Theory and Applications | |
S. Kuksin: Lectures on Hamiltonian Methods in Nonlinear PDEs | |
ISBN: | 9783540315414 |
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Series: | Lecture Notes in Mathematics, Fondazione C.I.M.E., Firenze, 1617-9692 : v1861 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Differentiable dynamical systems , Differential equations, partial , Cell aggregation Mathematics , Thermodynamics |
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Title: | Invariant Manifolds for Physical and Chemical Kinetics [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Alexander Gorban Ilya Karlin |
Date: | 2005 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
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Note: | By bringing together various ideas and methods for extracting the slow manifolds the authors show that it is possible to establish a more macroscopic description in nonequilibrium systems. The book treats slowness as stability. Aunifying geometrical viewpoint of the thermodynamics of slow and fast motion enables the development of reduction techniques, both analytical and numerical. Examples considered in the book range from the Boltzmann kinetic equation andhydrodynamics to the Fokker-Planck equatio ns of polymer dynamics and models of chemical kinetics describing oxidation reactions. Special chapters are devoted to model reduction in classical statistical dynamics, natural selection, andexact solutions for slow hydrodynamic manifolds. The book will be a major reference source for both theoretical and applied model reduction. Intended primarily as a postgraduate-level text in nonequilibrium kinetics and modelreduction, it will also be valuable to PhD students and researchers in applied mathematics, p hysics and various fields of engineering |
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Contents: | Introduction |
The Source of Examples | |
Invariance Equation in the Differential Form | |
Film Extension of the Dynamics: Slowness as Stability | |
Entropy, Quasi | |
Equilibrium and Projector Field | |
Newton Method with Incomplete Linearization | |
Quasi | |
chemical Representation | |
Hydrodynamics from Grad's Equations: Exact Solutions | |
Relaxation Methods | |
Method of Invariant Grids | |
Method of Natural Projector | |
Geometry of Irreversibility: The Film of Nonequilibrium States | |
Slow Invariant Manifolds for Open Systems | |
Estimation of Dimension of Attractors | |
Accuracy Estimation and Post | |
Proc | |
ISBN: | 9783540315315 |
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Series: | Lecture Notes in Physics, 0075-8450 : v660 |
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Keywords: | Chemistry, Physical organic , Cell aggregation Mathematics , Mathematical physics , Quantum computing , Statistical physics , Thermodynamics |
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Title: | Geometric and Topological Methods for Quantum Field Theory [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Hernn Ocampo Sylvie Paycha Andrs Vargas |
Date: | 2005 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
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Note: | This volume offers an introduction, in the form of four extensive lectures, to some recent developments in several active topics at the interface between geometry, topology and quantum field theory. The first lecture is byChristine Lescop on knot inv ariants and configuration spaces, in which a universal finite-type invariant for knots is constructed as a series of integrals over configuration spaces. This is followed by the contribution of RaimarWulkenhaar on Euclidean quantum field theory from a sta tistical point of view. The author also discusses possible renormalization techniques on noncommutative spaces. The third lecture is by Anamaria Font and Stefan Theisen on stringcompactification with unbroken supersymmetry. The authors show that this requ irement leads to internal spaces of special holonomy and describe Calabi-Yau manifolds in detail. The last lecture, by Thierry Fack, is devoted to a K-theoryproof of the Atiyah-Singer index theorem and discusses some applications of K-theory to noncommuta tive geometry. These lectures notes, which are aimed in particular at graduate students in physics and mathematics, start withintroductory material before presenting more advanced results. Each chapter is self-contained and can be read independently |
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Contents: | Knot Invariants and Configuration Space Integrals (Christine Lescop) |
Euclidean Quantum Field Theory on Commutative and Noncommutative Spaces (Raimar Wulkenhaar) | |
Introduction to String Compactification (Anamaria Font, Stefan Theisen) | |
Index Theorems and Noncommutative Topology (Thierry Fack) | |
ISBN: | 9783540315223 |
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Keywords: | Global differential geometry , Cell aggregation Mathematics , Mathematical physics , Quantum theory |
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Title: | Complex, Contact and Symmetric Manifolds [electronic resource] : In Honor of L. Vanhecke |
Author(s): |
Oldich Kowalski Emilio Musso Domenico Perrone |
Date: | 2005 |
Publisher: | Boston, MA : Birkhuser Boston |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | This volume contains research and survey articles by well known and respected mathematicians on differential geometry and topology that have been collected and dedicated in honor of Lieven Vanhecke, as a tribute to his manyfruitful and inspiring cont ributions to these fields. The papers, all written with the necessary introductory and contextual material, describe recent developments and research trends in spectral geometry, the theory of geodesics andcurvature, contact and symplectic geometry, compl ex geometry, algebraic topology, homogeneous and symmetric spaces, and various applications of partial differential equations and differential systems to geometry. One of the keystrengths of these articles is their appeal to non-specialists, as well as re searchers and differential geometers. Contributors: D.E. Blair E. Boeckx A.A. Borisenko G. Calvaruso V. Corts P. de Bartolomeis J.C. Daz-Ramos M.Djoric C. Dunn M. Fernndez A. Fujiki E. Garca-Ro P.B. Gilkey O. Gil-Medrano L. Hervella O. Kowalski V. Muoz M. Pontecorvo A.M. Naveira T. Oguro L. Schfer K. Sekigawa C-L. Terng K. Tsukada Z. Vlek E.Wang and J.A. Wolf |
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Contents: | Preface |
Acknowledgments | |
Authors' Addresses | |
List of Participants | |
D.E. Blair: Curvature of Contact Metric Manifolds | |
E. Boeckx: A case for curvature: the unit tangent bundle | |
A.A. Borisenko: Convex hypersurfaces in Hadamard manifolds | |
G. Calvaruso: Contact metric geometry of the unit tangent sphere bundle | |
V. Corts and L. Schfer: Topological | |
antitopological fusion equations, pluriharmonic maps and special Khler manifolds | |
P. de Bartolomeis: Z2 and Z | |
Deformation Theory for Holomorphic and Symplectic Manifolds | |
J.C. Daz | |
Ramos, E. Garca | |
Ro and L. Hervella: Total | |
ISBN: | 9780817644246 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Topological Groups , Global analysis , Geometry , Global differential geometry , Algebraic topology , Cell aggregation Mathematics |
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Title: | Polymer and Cell Dynamics Multiscale Modeling and Numerical Simulations |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 2003 |
Size: | 1 online resource (308 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-0348-8043-5 |
Contents: | to Part I -- Molecular Dynamics Studies of Micelle and Capsid Self-assembly -- A Functional Study on Saposin B and C Using Experimentally Validated Models -- A Review of the Morph Server and the Macromolecular Motions Database: A |
Standardized System for Analyzing and Visualizing Macromolecular Motions in a Database Framework -- to Part II -- Brownian Dynamics of Flexible Polymers in Flow -- A Microscopic Model for the Dynamics of Actin Filaments in Motility | |
Assays and Its Numerical Simulation -- Multiparticle Modeling of Actin-Myosin Networks: From Molecular Interactions to Cell Motility -- Analysis of Cell Motility Combining Cytomechanical Model Simulations and an Optical Flow Method -- | |
Micropipet Aspiration of the Human Neutrophil -- Physical-object-oriented 3D Simulations of Cell Deformations and Migration -- to Part III -- Computational Modeling of Blood Clotting: Coagulation and Three-dimensional Platelet | |
Aggregation -- Space-and Time-resolved Simulations of Processes in Biofilm Systems on a Microscale -- On Selected Individual-based Approaches to the Dynamics in Multicellular Systems -- Individual-based Models of Cohort Migration in | |
Cell Cultures -- Interactive Movement, Aggregation, and Swarm Dynamics -- A Discrete-cell Model of Tissue-equivalent Compaction -- A Hybrid Discrete-continuum Technique for Individual-based Migration Models -- Application of the Hybrid | |
Discrete-continuum Technique -- List of contributors and workshop participants | |
ISBN: | 9783034880435 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Computer simulation , Biomathematics , Mathematics , Mathematical and Computational Biology , Simulation and Modeling |
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Title: | The Geometry of Biological Time |
Author(s): |
Arthur T Winfree |
Date: | 2001 |
Edition: | Second Edition |
Size: | 1 online resource (779 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4757-3484-3 |
Contents: | 1. Circular Logic -- 2. Phase Singularities (Screwy Results of Circular Logic) -- 3. The Rules of the Ring -- 4. Ring Populations -- 5. Getting off the Ring -- 6. Attracting Cycles and Isochrons -- 7. Measuring the Trajectories of a |
Circadian Clock -- 8. Populations of Attracting-Cycle Oscillators -- 9. Excitable Kinetics and Excitable Media -- 10. The Varieties of Phaseless Experience: In which the Geometrical Orderliness of Rhythmic Organization Breaks Down in | |
Diverse Ways -- 11. The Firefly Machine -- 12. Energy Metabolism in Cells -- 13. The Malonic Acid Reagent (“Sodium Geometrate”) -- 14. Electrical Rhythmicity and Excitability in Cell Membranes -- 15. The Aggregation of Slime Mold | |
Amoebae -- 16. Numerical Organizing Centers -- 17. Electrical Singular Filaments in the Heart Wall -- 18. Pattern Formation in the Fungi -- 19. Circadian Rhythms in General -- 20. The Circadian Clocks of Insect Eclosion -- 21. The | |
Flower of Kalanchoë -- 22. The Cell Mitotic Cycle -- 23. The Female Cycle 650 A: Women, Hormones, and Eggs -- Index of Author Citations and Publications -- Index of Subjects | |
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Series: | Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics: 12 |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Mathematical analysis , Analysis (Mathematics) , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Biomathematics , Mathematics , Applications of Mathematics , Mathematical and Computational Biology , Analysis |
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Title: | Dynamics of Cell and Tissue Motion |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1997 |
Size: | 1 online resource (336 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-0348-8916-2 |
Contents: | I Motile Dynamics at the Cellular Level — Cytoplasmic Motion and Cell Shape — -- I.1 Embryonic Mesoderm Cells and Larval Keratocytes from Xenopus: Structure and Motility of Single Cells -- I.2 Periodicity in Shape Changes of Human |
Epidermal Keratinocytes -- I.3 Self-organized F-Actin Autowaves Govern Pseudopodium Projection and the Non-random Locomotion of Dictyostelium Amoebae -- I.4 Mathematical Analysis of Cell Shape -- I.5 Protrusion, Retraction and the | |
Efficiency of Cell Locomotion -- I.6 Microscopic Image Classification Based on Descriptor Analysis -- I.7 A Dynamical Model of Cell Division -- I.8 Shape Behavior of Closed Layered Membranes and Cytokinesis -- I.9 Protrusion-Retraction | |
Dynamics of an Annular Lamellipodial Seam -- I.10 Auto-oscillatory Processes and Feedback Mechanisms in Physarum Plasmodium Motility -- I.11 Origin of Actin-induced Locomotion of Listeria -- I.12 Models for the Formation of Oriented | |
F-actin Structures in the Cytoskeleton -- II Dynamics of Cell Interaction with the Environment -- II.1 Cell-Substratum Interactions of Amoeba proteus: Old and New Open Questions -- II.2 Imaging Traction Stresses -- II.3 Chemotaxis and | |
Chemokinesis of Dictyostelium Amoebae: Different Accumulation Mechanisms Induced by Temporal Signals and Spatial -- II.4 Receptor-mediated Models for Leukocyte Chemotaxis -- II.5 A Model for Cell Migration by Contact Guidance -- II.6 | |
Derivation of a Cell Migration Transport Equation from an Underlying Random Walk Model -- II.7 A Continuum Model for the Role of Fibroblast Contact Guidance in Wound Contraction -- II.8 Wound Healing and Tumour Growth — Relations and | |
Differences — -- III Dynamics of Cell-Cell Interactions — Collective Motion and Aggregation — -- III.1 Models for Spatio-angular Self-organization in Cell Biology -- III.2 Aggregation Induced by Diffusing and Nondiffusing Media -- | |
III.3 Models of Dictyostelium discoideum Aggregation -- III.4 A Cellular Automata Approach to the Modelling of Cell-Cell Interactions -- IV Dynamics within Tissues — Morphogenesis and Plant Movement — -- IV.1 Morphogenetic Dynamics in | |
Tissues: Expectations of Developmental and Cell Biologists -- IV.2 Mechanical Stresses in Animal Development: Patterns and Morphogenetical Role -- IV.3 Mechanisms for Branching Morphogenesis of the Lung -- IV.4 Tissue Stresses in Plant | |
Organs: Their Origin and Importance for Movements -- IV.5 Self-Organization and the Formation of Patterns in Plants -- IV.6 The Mathematics of Plate Bending -- IV.7 Mechanical Forces and Signal Transduction in Growth and Bending of | |
Plant Roots -- IV.8 Growth Field and Cell Displacement within the Root Apex -- IV.9 The Stationary State of Epithelial Tissues -- References -- Group Picture -- Addresses | |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Mathematics , Mathematics, general |
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Title: | Mathematics in Biology and Medicine Proceedings of an International Conference held in Bari, Italy, July 18–22, 1983 |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1985 |
Size: | 1 online resource (528 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-93287-8 |
Contents: | I. — Population Genetics and Ecology -- Invited Papers -- The role of diffusion in mathematical population biology: Skellam revisited -- The dynamics of structured populations: some examples -- Mathematical problems in the description |
of age structured populations -- Contributed Papers -- Models for mutual attraction and aggregation of motile individuals -- A problem on invariant manifolds arising in population genetics -- On a mathematical problem arising in cell | |
population biology -- The external memory of intertidal molluscs:a theoretical study of trail-following -- Stationary distributions for populations subject to random catastrophes -- A nonlinear diffusion equation in phytoplankton | |
dynamics with self—shading effects -- A model of aphid population with age structure -- On two-population models with switching depletion -- On some nonlinear diffusion models in population dynamics -- Reduction of the gene Flow of a | |
“neutral” linked gene due to the partial sterility of heterozygotes for a chromosome mutation -- Predator-mediated coexistence of competing species in a Volterra model -- On a nonlinear problem arising from interaction of algae with | |
light -- II. — Epidemics -- Invited Papers -- Congenital rubella syndrome (C.R.S.): models of disease control by vaccination -- A simulation model for the control of helminth diseases by chemotherapy -- Models for endemic diseases -- | |
Stochastic epidemics as point processes -- Contributed Papers -- A computer simulation program for the assessment of multistate epidemiological models of infectious diseases -- Mathematical model of hepatitis B -- Models of the | |
interaction of host genotypes and infectious disease -- On the general epidemic model in discrete time -- Control of virus transmission in age-structured populations -- Parameter estimation and validation for an epidemic model -- Local | |
stability in epidemic models for heterogeneous populations -- III. — Resource Management -- Invited Papers -- Bayesian methods in ecology and resource management -- Contributed Papers -- Stochastic differential equation models of | |
fisheries in an uncertain world: extinction probabilities, optimal fishing effort, and parameter estimation -- IV. — Physiology and Medicine -- Invited Papers -- Experiment designs identification of simple and complex models of | |
endocrine-metabolic systems -- A mathematical model for cardiac electric sources and related potential fields -- Mathematical analysis of immobilized enzyme systems -- Contributed Papers -- Modeling controls and variability of the cell | |
cycle -- The phase resetting characteristics of endogenously active neurones -- Theory of DNA superhelicity -- Determination of DNA synthesis rate in cell populations with locally exponential S-phase influx -- A numerical study for a | |
cell system -- Experimental validation of a mathematical procedure for the analysis of flow cytometric data -- A stochastic model for describing the space-time evolution of the extreme values of cardiac potentials on the chest surface | |
-- Statistical analysis of the coding capacity of complementary DNA strands -- Mass transport across multimembrane systems: a general analysis -- Time hierarchy in oscillating metabolic systems -- Modeling of the interaction between | |
ligands and cell membrane receptors in the presence of exogenous electric fields -- Balance of growth models of cell populations: the significance of simple mathematical considerations -- The age structure of populations of cells | |
reproducing by asymmetric division -- Numerical simulation of reentry of the activation wave in the heart hiss bundle -- Hopf bifurcation and the repetitive activity of excitable cells -- Nonlinear evolution equations with a | |
convolution term involved in some neurophysiological models -- Investigation of rapid metabolic reactions in whole organs by multiple pulse Labelling -- Cross-linking of identical particles by multiple ligand-types -- Enumeration of | |
RNA secondary structures by complexity -- Growth of cell populations -- V. — Compartmental Analysis -- Invited Papers -- A staging process with applications in biology and medicine -- On the use of residence time moments in the | |
statistical analysis of age-dependent stochastic compartmental systems -- An algorithm for reconstruction of count rate curves from total counts -- Contributed Papers -- On identifiability of linear compartmental systems: some results | |
obtained by means of structural properties of the associated graph -- Compartmental vs, noncompartmental modeling of ketone body kinetics -- Identifiability of compartmental models: on characterization of two extremal types of | |
input-output experiments -- VI. — General Mathematical Methods -- Invited Papers -- Estimation techniques for transport equations -- Stability of delay differential equations with applications in biology and medicine -- Existence of | |
quasi-solutions of systems of nonlinear elliptic BVP’s suggested by biochemical reactions -- Diffusion approximations and first passage time problems in population biology and neurobiology -- Contributed Papers -- The role of | |
exchangeability in biology, genetics and medicine -- Cyclic chemical systems: an asymptotic stability criterion -- On existence, uniqueness and attractivity of stationary solutions to some quasilinear parabolic systems -- Asymptotic | |
estimates for principal eigenvalues -- Remarks on the connection between positive feedback and instability in regard to model selection in population biology -- Lyapunov methods for a wide class of stochastic models in biology -- | |
Existence and uniqueness for a non linear Cauchy problem of hyperbolic type -- Catastrophe theory in biology -- S-system analysis of biological systems | |
ISBN: | 9783642932878 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Algebra , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Biomathematics , Mathematics , Applications of Mathematics , Algebra , Mathematical and Computational Biology |
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Title: | Branching Processes Applied to Cell Surface Aggregation Phenomena |
Author(s): |
Catherine A Macken |
Date: | 1985 |
Size: | 1 online resource (124 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-52115-7 |
Contents: | 1. Introduction -- 2. Branching Processes Applied to the Aggregation of f-Valent Particles -- 3. Multitype Branching Processes -- 4. Aggregate Size Distribution on a Cell Surface -- 5. Gelation and Infinite-Sized Trees -- 6. Post-Gel |
Relations -- 7. Conclusions and Extensions -- List of Symbols | |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Algebra , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Biomathematics , Mathematics , Applications of Mathematics , Algebra , Mathematical and Computational Biology |
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Title: | Modelling of Patterns in Space and Time Proceedings of a Workshop held by the Sonderforschungsbereich 123 at Heidelberg July 4–8, 1983 |
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Date: | 1984 |
Size: | 1 online resource (410 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-45589-6 |
Contents: | Contraction patterns in a viscous polymer system -- Formation and evolution of spatial structures in chemotactic bacterial systems -- Pattern formation in directional solidification: the nonlinear evolution of cellular melt/solid |
interfaces -- Evolution of 3-D chemical waves in the BZ reaction medium -- Patterns of bifurcations in plane layers and spherical shells -- Chemotactic collapse in two dimensions -- Singular bifurcation in reaction-diffusion systems -- | |
How chemical structure determines spatial structure in flame profiles -- An age-dependent population model with applications to microbial growth processes -- Cell traction and the generation of anatomical structure -- A hysteresis | |
model for bacterial growth patterns -- Chaos in simple three- and four-variable chemical systems -- Spatial structures induced by chemical reactions at interfaces: survey of some possible models and computerized pattern analysis -- | |
Dynamic patterns in excitable media -- Head regeneration in hydra: biological studies and a model -- Pattern formation in aspect -- Chemotaxis and cell aggregation -- Turing structures, periodic and chaotic regimes in coupled cells -- | |
Digits, segments, somites — the superposition of sequential and periodic structures -- Spatial pattern formation in thin layers of NADH-solutions -- Pattern formation in precipitation processes -- On a mechanical model for | |
morphogenesis: mesenchymal patterns -- Every multi-mode singularly perturbed solution recovers its stability — from a global bifurcation view point -- A mechanochemical model for plasmodial oscillations in physarum -- Genomic control | |
of global features in morphogenesis -- Patterns of starvation in a distributed predator-prey system -- Global branches of one dimensional stationary solutions to Chemotaxis systems and stability -- Analytical and topological methods | |
for reaction-diffusion equations -- Branching processes with interaction as models of cellular pattern formation -- Periodic growth phenomena in spatially organized microbial systems | |
ISBN: | 9783642455896 |
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Series: | Lecture Notes in Biomathematics: 55 |
Keywords: | Life sciences , Algebra , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Biomathematics , Life Sciences , Life Sciences, general , Applications of Mathematics , Algebra , Mathematical and Computational Biology |
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Title: | The Geometry of Biological Time |
Author(s): |
Arthur T Winfree |
Date: | 1980 |
Size: | 1 online resource (530 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-662-22492-2 |
Contents: | 1. Circular Logic -- 2. Phase Singularities (Screwy Results of Circular Logic) -- 3. The Rules of the Ring -- 4. Ring Populations -- 5. Getting off the Ring -- 6. Attracting Cycles and Isochrons -- 7. Measuring the Trajectories of a |
Circadian Clock -- 8. Populations of Attractor Cycle Oscillators -- 9. Excitable Kinetics and Excitable Media -- 10. The Varieties of Phaseless Experience: In Which the Geometrical Orderliness of Rhythmic Organization Breaks Down in | |
Diverse Ways -- 11. The Firefly Machine -- 12. Energy Metabolism in Cells -- 13. The Malonic Acid Reagent (“Sodium Geometrate”) -- 14. Electrical Rhythmicity and Excitability in Cell Membranes -- 15. The Aggregation of Slime Mold | |
Amoebae -- 16. Growth and Regeneration -- 17. Arthropod Cuticle -- 18. Pattern Formation in the Fungi -- 19. Orcadian Rhythms in General -- 20. The Circadian Clocks of Insect Eclosion -- 21. The Flower of Kalanchoe -- 22. The Cell | |
Mitotic Cycle -- 23. The Female Cycle -- References -- Index of Names -- Index of Subjects | |
ISBN: | 9783662224922 |
Series: | eBooks |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Biomathematics , Mathematics , Mathematical and Computational Biology |
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