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Thomas, C. B. (Charles Benedict)

Overview
Works: 80 works in 254 publications in 4 languages and 6,717 library holdings
Genres: Conference proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Dedicatee
Classifications: SB423, 635.9674
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by C. B Thomas
Water gardens by Jacqueline Hériteau( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All over North America, from Alaska to Florida, gardeners are discovering the magic of water in the landscape - the gentle sounds; the reflections of trees and clouds; the butterflies, birds, and dragonflies that water attracts; and the exotic plants that float on its surface
Algebraic K-theory and its geometric applications by R. M. F Moss( Book )

20 editions published in 1969 in 3 languages and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elliptic structures on 3-manifolds by C. B Thomas( Book )

18 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and Italian and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume will give a systematic exposition of known results for free actions by finite groups on S
Geometry of low-dimensional manifolds : proceedings of the Durham Symposium, July 1989 by LMS Durham symposium( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Characteristic classes and the cohomology of finite groups by C. B Thomas( Book )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to differential manifolds by Dennis Barden( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The selected works of J. Frank Adams by J. Frank Adams( Book )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sélection d'articles scientifiques de John Frank Adams
Elliptic cohomology by C. B Thomas( Book )

23 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elliptic Cohomology is one of few books to present a systematic exposition of the geometric and arithmetic aspects of this extremely beautiful theory: a quotient-oriented cobordism localized away from the prime 2, whose coefficients coincide with a ring of modular forms. Charles B. Thomas constructs this cohomology theory and evaluates it on classifying spaces BG of finite groups G. Elliptic Cohomology is an important resource for mathematicians interested in topology, number theory, geometry, and theoretical and mathematical physics
Representations of finite and Lie groups by C. B Thomas( Book )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides an introduction to representations of both finiteand compact groups. The proofs of the basic results are given for thefinite case, but are so phrased as to hold without change for compacttopological groups with an invariant integral replacing the sum overthe group elements as an averaging tool. Among the topics covered arethe relation between representations and characters, the constructionof irreducible representations, induced representations and Frobeniusreciprocity. Special emphasis is given to exterior powers, with thesymmetric group Sn as an illustrative example
Contact and symplectic geometry( Book )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Water gardens for plants and fish by C. B Thomas( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Water gardens : how to plan and plant a backyard pond by C. B Thomas( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creating your own water garden by C. B Thomas( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life
The selected works of J. Frank Adams by J. Frank Adams( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une sélection d'articles scientifiques de John Frank Adams
Geometry of low-dimensional manifolds by Durham Symposium on the Geometry of Low-dimensional Manifolds( Book )

10 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geometric and analytic number theory by Edmund Hlawka( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Foundations of mathematics : questions of analysis, geometry & algorithmics by Erwin Engeler( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is concerned with those foundational questions in elementary algebra, calculus and geometry, that are almost always left unanswered in undergraduate courses in these subjects. Among the topics considered are non-standard analysis, the relationship between classical geometric theorems (such as those of Pascal and Desargues) and field axioms, questions of decidability, and combinatorial logic. An attractive feature is the case given to the historical context in which foundational questions have arisen, and to the early attempts made to resolve them. From the ZENTRALBLATT review of the German edition: "It isone of those rare books which give you freedom and fantasy to reconsider themost common concepts of mathematics ... The book explains carefully, using motivating examples and sometimes quite original proofs, the developmentof crucial ideas in important branches of mathematics. It is a pleasure to read it."
Geometry of low-dimensional manifolds : proceedings of the Durham Symposium, July 1989 by S. K Donaldson( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Partial differential equations by Joseph Wloka( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a rigorous introduction to the abstract theory of partial differential equations. The main prerequisite is familiarity with basic functional analysis: more advanced topics such as Fredholm operators, the Schauder fixed point theorem and Bochner integrals are introduced when needed, and the book begins by introducing the necessary material from the theory of distributions and Sobolev spaces. Using such techniques, the author presents different methods available for solving elliptic, parabolic and hyperbolic equations. He also considers the difference process for the practical solution of a partial differential equation, emphasising that it is possible to solve them numerically by simple methods. Many examples and exercises are provided throughout, and care is taken to explain difficult points. Advanced undergraduates and graduate students will appreciate this self-contained and practical introduction
Geometry of low-dimensional manifolds by S. K Donaldson( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume is based on lecture courses and seminars given at the LMS Durham Symposium on the geometry of low-dimensional manifolds
 
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Alternative Names
Thomas, C. B.

Thomas, Charles.

Thomas Charles 19..-.... mathématicien

Thomas, Charles B.

Thomas, Charles B. 1938-2005

Thomas, Charles B. (Charles Benedict)

Thomas, Charles Benedict

Languages
English (181)

Italian (2)

Spanish (1)

German (1)

Covers
Algebraic K-theory and its geometric applicationsElliptic structures on 3-manifoldsGeometry of low-dimensional manifolds : proceedings of the Durham Symposium, July 1989Characteristic classes and the cohomology of finite groupsAn introduction to differential manifoldsThe selected works of J. Frank AdamsElliptic cohomologyRepresentations of finite and Lie groups