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Geometric Approaches to Differential Equations

Geometric Approaches to Differential Equations

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Peter J. Vassiliou, Colin Rogers, Wolfgang K. Schief, Mark E. Johnston, Annalisa Calini, Niky Kamran, Ian G. Lisle, Gregory J. Reid, David Hartley, Geoff E. Prince, Michael K. Murray
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  • Date Published: March 2000
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521775984

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  • Here is a concise and accessible exposition of a wide range of topics in geometric approaches to differential equations. The authors present an overview of this developing subject and introduce a number of related topics, including twistor theory, vortex filament dynamics, calculus of variations, exterior differential systems and Bäcklund transformations. The book is an ideal starting point for graduate students embarking on research.

    • Written by experts in the field
    • Concise, clear expositions of topics of current interest
    • Makes the research literature accessible to graduate students and researchers in related fields
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    "There are several illuminating examples and some interesting history in these articles." SIAM Review

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    • Date Published: March 2000
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521775984
    • length: 238 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 14 mm
    • weight: 0.36kg
    • contains: 22 b/w illus. 2 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    1. Geometric approaches to differential equations: an introduction Peter J. Vassiliou
    2. Bäcklund and his works: applications in soliton theory Colin Rogers, Wolfgang K. Schief and Mark E. Johnston
    3. Recent developments in integrable curve dynamics Annalisa Calini
    4. An elementary introduction to exterior differential systems Niky Kamran
    5. Cartan structure of infinite Lie pseudogroups Ian G. Lisle and Gregory J. Reid
    6. Cartan's method of equivalence David Hartley
    7. The inverse problem in the calculus of variations and its ramifications Geoff E. Prince
    8. Twistor theory Michael K. Murray.

  • Editors

    Peter J. Vassiliou, University of Canberra

    Ian G. Lisle, University of Canberra

    Contributors

    Peter J. Vassiliou, Colin Rogers, Wolfgang K. Schief, Mark E. Johnston, Annalisa Calini, Niky Kamran, Ian G. Lisle, Gregory J. Reid, David Hartley, Geoff E. Prince, Michael K. Murray

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