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Curves and Singularities: A Geometrical Introduction to Singularity Theory

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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

This second edition is an invaluable textbook for anyone who would like an introduction to the modern theories of catastrophies and singularities.


Inhaltsverzeichnis

1. Introductory example: a gravitational catastrophe machine; 2. Curves, and functions on them; 3. More about functions; 4. Regular values and smooth manifolds; 5. Envelopes; 6. Unfoldings; 7. Unfoldings: applications; 8. Transversality; 9. Generic properties of curves; 10. More on unfoldings; 11. Singular points, several variables and generic surfaces; Appendix: Null sets and Sard's theorem.

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"This delightfully written book overflows with beautiful mathematics, requiring only linear algebra, multi-variable calculus, and a little mathematical sophistication." The American Mathematical Monthly
EAN: 9780521429993
ISBN: 0521429994
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: August 1992
Seitenanzahl: 340 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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