Thomas, C. B. (Charles Benedict)
Overview
Works:  78 works in 258 publications in 3 languages and 6,917 library holdings 

Genres:  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles:  Author, Editor, Translator, Other, Dedicatee 
Classifications:  SB423, 635.9674 
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Most widely held works about
C. B Thomas
 E.N. Offutt, appellant, vs. the Commonwealth of Ky. and Chas. B. Thomas, appellees, from Franklin circuit : brief for appeallant by E. N Offutt( Book )
 Thomas, Charles B by Michigan( )
 Thomas, C.B by Mantle Fielding( )
 Photographs of newspaper editors and other prominent men in Nebraska( Visual )
Most widely held works by
C. B Thomas
Water gardens by
Jacqueline Hriteau(
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3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 439 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
3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 439 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 Ktheory and its geometric applications by
R. M. F Moss(
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22 editions published in 1969 in 3 languages and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
22 editions published in 1969 in 3 languages and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elliptic structures on 3manifolds by
C. B Thomas(
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19 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and Italian and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume will give a systematic exposition of known results for free actions by finite groups on S
19 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and Italian and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume will give a systematic exposition of known results for free actions by finite groups on S
Characteristic classes and the cohomology of finite groups by
C. B Thomas(
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14 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
14 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Geometry of lowdimensional manifolds : proceedings of the Durham Symposium, July 1989 by LMS Durham Symposium(
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7 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
7 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An introduction to differential manifolds by
Dennis Barden(
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9 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
9 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The selected works of J. Frank Adams by
J. Frank Adams(
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17 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sélection d'articles scientifiques de John Frank Adams
17 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sélection d'articles scientifiques de John Frank Adams
Elliptic cohomology by
C. B Thomas(
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23 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 201 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 quotientoriented 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
23 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 201 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 quotientoriented 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(
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15 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 196 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
15 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 196 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(
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7 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
7 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Water gardens for plants and fish by
C. B Thomas(
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2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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(
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3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Creating your own water garden by
C. B Thomas(
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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, handson 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
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, handson 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(
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7 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Une sélection d'articles scientifiques de John Frank Adams
7 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Une sélection d'articles scientifiques de John Frank Adams
Geometry of lowdimensional manifolds by Symposium on Geometry of Lowdimensional Manifolds(
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10 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
10 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Geometric and analytic number theory by
Edmund Hlawka(
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1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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(
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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 nonstandard 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."
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 nonstandard 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 lowdimensional manifolds : proceedings of the Durham Symposium, July 1989 by
S. K Donaldson(
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9 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
9 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Partial differential equations by
Joseph Wloka(
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5 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 17 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 selfcontained and practical introduction
5 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 17 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 selfcontained and practical introduction
Geometry of lowdimensional manifolds by
S. K Donaldson(
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5 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume is based on lecture courses and seminars given at the LMS Durham Symposium on the geometry of lowdimensional manifolds. This area has been one of intense research recently, with major breakthroughs that have illuminated the way a number of di
5 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume is based on lecture courses and seminars given at the LMS Durham Symposium on the geometry of lowdimensional manifolds. This area has been one of intense research recently, with major breakthroughs that have illuminated the way a number of di
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 Donaldson, S. K. Other Author Editor
 Moss, R. M. F. (Robert Michael Forrester) Author Editor
 University of Hull
 Hériteau, Jacqueline Author
 London Mathematical Society
 May, J. Peter Other Editor
 Adams, J. Frank (John Frank) Author Dedicatee
 Barden, Dennis Author
 Ellis, Barbara W.
 Taschner, Rudolf Josef
Associated Subjects
Algebraic topology Butler, David, Categories (Mathematics) Characteristic classes Compact groups Differentiable manifolds Differential equations, Partial Finite groups Fourmanifolds (Topology) Functional analysis Functor theory Geometry Geometry, Differential Geometry of numbers Global analysis (Mathematics) Governors Group theory Homology theory Kentucky Ktheory Legislators Lie groups Logic, Symbolic and mathematical Lowdimensional topology Manifolds (Mathematics) Mathematical physics Mathematics Metamathematics Nebraska Newspaper editors Number theory Numerical analysis Ornamental fishes Paddock, Algernon Sidney, Representations of groups Saunders, Alvin, Sobolev spaces Symplectic geometry Symplectic manifolds Thomas, Charles B Threemanifolds (Topology) Topological groups Topological manifolds United States Water gardens Water lilies