Probability, Geometry and Integrable Systems
by Mark Pinsky, Bjorn Birnir
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2007
Number of pages: 428
The three main themes of this book, probability theory, differential geometry, and the theory of integrable systems, reflect the broad range of mathematical interests of Henry McKean, to whom it is dedicated. Written by experts in probability, geometry, integrable systems, turbulence, and percolation, the seventeen papers included here demonstrate a wide variety of techniques that have been developed to solve various mathematical problems in these areas.
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by Stefan Waldmann - arXiv
We discuss the solution theory of geometric wave equations as they arise in Lorentzian geometry: for a normally hyperbolic differential operator the existence and uniqueness properties of Green functions and Green operators is discussed.
by Andreas Kriegl, Peter W. Michor - American Mathematical Society
This book lays the foundations of differential calculus in infinite dimensions and discusses those applications in infinite dimensional differential geometry and global analysis not involving Sobolev completions and fixed point theory.
by Dave Auckly - arXiv
This paper introduced undergraduates to the Atiyah-Singer index theorem. It includes a statement of the theorem, an outline of the easy part of the heat equation proof. It includes counting lattice points and knot concordance as applications.
by Peter J. Cameron - Queen Mary College
The author is concerned with the geometry of incidence of points and lines, over an arbitrary field, and unencumbered by metrics or continuity (or even betweenness). The treatment of these themes blends the descriptive with the axiomatic.