Symplectic 4-Manifolds and Algebraic Surfaces: Lectures

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One exciting recent project has been to show how some of the completely integrable systems from inverse scattering theory, such as the Korteweg-de Vries equation and the nonlinear Schrodinger equation, can be derived from the anti-self-dual Yang Mills equations. The Brenier map was applied further by F. The simplest results are those in the differential geometry of curves. The following three glossaries are closely related: Glossary of Riemannian and metric geometry.

Pages: 354

Publisher: Springer; 2008 edition (February 22, 2009)

ISBN: 3540782788

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