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Kirwan, Frances Clare 1959-

Overview
Works: 31 works in 131 publications in 2 languages and 3,405 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Other, Editor, Thesis advisor
Classifications: QA564, 516.35
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Most widely held works by Frances Clare Kirwan
Complex algebraic curves by Frances Clare Kirwan( Book )

36 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complex algebraic curves were developed in the nineteenth century. They have many fascinating properties and crop up in various areas of mathematics, from number theory to theoretical physics, and are the subject of much research. By using only the basic techniques acquired by most undergraduate courses in mathematics, Dr Kirwan introduces the theory, observes the algebraic and topological properties of complex algebraic curves, and shows how they are related to complex analysis. This book grew from a lecture course given by Dr Kirwan at Oxford University and will be an excellent companion for final year undergraduates and graduates who are studying complex algebraic curves
An introduction to intersection homology theory by Frances Clare Kirwan( Book )

26 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cohomology of quotients in symplectic and algebraic geometry by Frances Clare Kirwan( Book )

16 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geometric invariant theory by David Mumford( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geometric invariant theory by David Mumford( Book )

15 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

European women in mathematics : workshop on moduli spaces in mathematics and physics [held] Oxford, 2 and 3 July 1998 by European Women in Mathematics Workshop on Moduli Spaces( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complex algebraic curves by Frances Clare Kirwan( )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complex algebraic curves were developed in the nineteenth century. They have many fascinating properties and crop up in various areas of mathematics, from number theory to theoretical physics, and are the subject of much research. By using only the basic techniques acquired by most undergraduate courses in mathematics, Dr Kirwan introduces the theory, observes the algebraic and topological properties of complex algebraic curves, and shows how they are related to complex analysis. This book grew from a lecture course given by Dr Kirwan at Oxford University and will be an excellent companion for final year undergraduates and graduates who are studying complex algebraic curves
Complex algebraic curves = fu dai shu qu mian by Frances Clare Kirwan( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cohomologie équivariante des espaces SU(n)2g et de leurs réductions quasi-hamiltoniennes by Sébastien Racanière( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il est bien connu que dans la réduction d'un espace hamiltonien, l'application de restriction est surjective. Dans le cadre quasi-hamiltonien les choses sont plus compliquées. Nous nous proposons d'étudier le cas de l'espace SU(n)2̂g . La réduction de cet espace en un élément du centre de SU(n) est isomorphe à un espace de modules de fibrés holomorphes semi-stables sur une surface de Riemann.En premier lieu nous nous intéressons à sa réduction en un générateur du centre de SU(n). Nous décrivons l'application de restriction dans ce cas en fonctions de générateurs multiplicatifs naturels de la cohomologie équivariante de SU(n)2̂g et de la cohomologie de l'espace de modules.Dans un deuxième temps, nous nous intéressons à sa réduction en la matrice identité de SU(n). L'application de restriction est ici injective. Après l'étude d'une famille de fonctions de Morse-Bott sur SU(n)2̂g, nous proposons une interprétation géométrique de l'injectivité de l'application de restriction dans les cas n=2 ou 3
Floer Homology Groups in Yang-Mills Theory by S. K Donaldson( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation This monograph gives a thorough exposition of Floer's seminal work during the 1980s from a contemporary viewpoint. The material contained here was developed with specific applications in mind. However, it has now become clear that the techniques used are important for many current areas of research. An important example would be symplectic theory and gluing problems for self-dual metrics and other metrics with special holonomy. The author writes with the big picture constantly in mind. As well as a review of the current state of knowledge, there are sections on the likely direction of future research. Included in this are connections between Floer groups and the celebrated Seiberg-Witten invariants. The results described in this volume form part of the area known as Donaldson theory. The significance of this work is such that the author was awarded the prestigious Fields Medal for his contribution
Galois Theories by Francis Borceux( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starting from the classical finite-dimensional Galois theory of fields, this book develops Galois theory in a much more general context. The authors first formalize the categorical context in which a general Galois theorem holds, and then give applications to Galois theory for commutative rings, central extensions of groups, the topological theory of covering maps and a Galois theorem for toposes. The book is designed to be accessible to a wide audience, the prerequisites are first courses in algebra and general topology, together with some familiarity with the categorical notions of limit and adjoint functors. For all algebraists and category theorists this book will be a rewarding read
Global methods for combinatorial isoperimetric problems by Lawrence H Harper( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is based on Professor Harper's many years' experience in teaching this subject and is ideal for graduate students entering the field. The author has increased the utility of the text for teaching by including worked examples, exercises, and material about applications to computer science. Applied systematically, the global point of view can lead to surprising insights and results, and established researchers will find this to be a valuable reference work on an innovative method for problem solving."--Jacket
Fixed point theory and applications by Ravi P Agarwal( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation This clear exposition of the flourishing field of fixed point theory, an important tool in the fields of differential equations and functional equations, starts from the basics of Banach's contraction theorem and develops most of the main results and techniques. The book explores many applications of the theory to analysis, with topological considerations playing a crucial role. The very extensive bibliography and close to 100 exercises mean that it can be used both as a text and as a comprehensive reference work, currently the only one of its type
Harmonic Maps, Conservation Laws and Moving Frames by Béla Bollobás( )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An accessible and self-contained introduction to harmonic map theory and its analytical aspects, covering recent developments in the regularity theory of weakly harmonic maps. The book will be of particular interest to graduate students and researchers in geometry, analysis of partial differential equations and mathematical physics
Set theory by George J Tourlakis( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides the reader with a solid foundation in set theory, while the inclusion of topics such as absoluteness, relative consistency results, two expositions of Godel's constructible universe, numerous ways of viewing recursion, and a chapter on Cohen forcing, will usher the advanced reader to the doorstep of the research literature
Representation theory of finite reductive groups by Marc Cabanes( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the crossroads of representation theory, algebraic geometry and finite group theory, this book brings together many of the main concerns of modern algebra, synthesizing the past twenty-five years of research, by including some of the most remarkable achievements in the field. The text is illustrated throughout by many examples, and background material is provided by several introductory chapters on basic results as well as appendices on algebraic geometry and derived categories. The result is an essential introduction for graduate students and a reference for all algebraists
Typical dynamics of volume preserving homeomorphisms by Steve Alpern( )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 2000 book provides a self-contained introduction to typical properties of homeomorphisms. Examples of properties of homeomorphisms considered include transitivity, chaos and ergodicity. A key idea here is the interrelation between typical properties of volume preserving homeomorphisms and typical properties of volume preserving bijections of the underlying measure space. The authors make the first part of this book very concrete by considering volume preserving homeomorphisms of the unit n-dimensional cube, and they go on to prove fixed point theorems (Conley & ndash;Zehnder & ndash; Franks). This is done in a number of short self-contained chapters which would be suitable for an undergraduate analysis seminar or a graduate lecture course. Much of this work describes the work of the two authors, over the last twenty years, in extending to different settings and properties, the celebrated result of Oxtoby and Ulam that for volume homeomorphisms of the unit cube, ergodicity is a typical property
Complex polynomials by T Sheil-Small( )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complex Polynomials explores the geometric theory of polynomials and rational functions in the plane. Early chapters build the foundations of complex variable theory, melding together ideas from algebra, topology, and analysis. Throughout the book, the author introduces a variety of ideas and constructs theories around them, incorporating much of the classical theory of polynomials as he proceeds. These ideas are used to study a number of unsolved problems. Several solutions to problems are given, including a comprehensive account of the geometric convolution theory
Moduli spaces in mathematics and physics( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Frances Kirwan britische Mathematikerin

Frances Kirwan British mathematician

Frances Kirwan Brits wiskundige

Frances Kirwan matemática británica

Frances Kirwan matematiciană britanică

Frances Kirwan matematico britannico

Frances Kirwan mathématicienne britannique

Frances Kirwan Suurbritannia matemaatik

Kirwan, F.

Kirwan, F. 1959-

Kirwan, F. (Frances), 1959-

Kirwan, Frances.

Kirwan, Frances, 1959-

Kirwan, Frances C. 1959-

Kirwan, Frances Clare

Kirwan, Frances Clare 1959-

弗朗西斯·柯万

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French (1)

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An introduction to intersection homology theoryCohomology of quotients in symplectic and algebraic geometryGeometric invariant theoryGeometric invariant theoryEuropean women in mathematics : workshop on moduli spaces in mathematics and physics [held] Oxford, 2 and 3 July 1998Complex algebraic curvesEuropean women in mathematics workshop on moduli spaces in mathematics and physics : Oxford, July 2 and 3, 1998 ; [... proceedings of the European women in mathematics workshop on moduli spaces which was held at Oxford in July 1998]Floer Homology Groups in Yang-Mills Theory