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Pits, peaks and passes : a lecture on critical point theory

Author: Marston Morse; Amram Nowak; Stewart S Cairns; Mathematical Association of America. Committee on Educational Media.; Amram Nowak Associates.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Mathematical Association of America, [1993]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Part 1, Professor Marston Morse, using as examples island peaks, pits and passes, analyzes the critical points of a function defined on an orientable two-dimensional manifold. Part 2 turns to higher dimensions, to functions on the 3-sphere and applications.
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Named Person: Marston Morse; Marston Morse
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Marston Morse; Amram Nowak; Stewart S Cairns; Mathematical Association of America. Committee on Educational Media.; Amram Nowak Associates.
OCLC Number: 28685632
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1965.
Credits: Producer and director, Amram Nowak ; cameraman, Bruce Torbet ; editors, Jerry Pantzer, Bruce Torbet ; introduction and interviewer, Stewart S. Cairns.
Description: 2 videocassettes (ca. 80 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Responsibility: produced for the Panel on Individual Lectures, Committee of Educational Media, Mathematical Association of America.

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In Part 1, Professor Marston Morse, using as examples island peaks, pits and passes, analyzes the critical points of a function defined on an orientable two-dimensional manifold. Part 2 turns to higher dimensions, to functions on the 3-sphere and applications.

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