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Topological methods in modern mathematics : a symposium in honor of John Milnor's sixtieth birthday

Author: John W Milnor; Lisa R Goldberg; Anthony V Phillips
Publisher: Houston, Tex., U.S.A. : Publish or Perish, Inc., 1993.
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Topological methods in modern mathematics.
Houston, Tex., U.S.A. : Publish or Perish, Inc., 1993
(OCoLC)680647197
Named Person: John W Milnor; John Willard Milnor
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John W Milnor; Lisa R Goldberg; Anthony V Phillips
ISBN: 0914098268 9780914098263
OCLC Number: 27958641
Notes: "Proceedings of a symposium in honor of John Milnor's sixtieth birthday, held at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, June 14- June 21, 1991"--T.p. verso.
Description: xxi, 566 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Surveys of the work of John Milnor. Milnor's work from the perspective of algebraic topology / Jim Stasheff --
An aroma of paradox and audacity: Milnor's work in differential topology / Jonathan Sondow --
A brief report on John Milnor's brief excursions into differential geometry / Michale Spivak --
John Milnor, the algebraist / Hyman Bass --
Back to the origin: Milnor's program in dynamics / Mikhail Lyubich --
A bouquet of bouquets for a birthday / Bernard Teissier --
Global geometry topology and mathematical physics. Reflections of the theme of the poster / Raoul Bott --
Gluing techniques in the chomology of moduli spaces / S.K. Donaldson --
Legendrian and transversal knots in tight contact 3-manifolds / Yakov Eliashberg --
Milnor's work and knot polynomials / V.F.R. Jones --
Combinatorial differential manifolds / Robert MacPherson --
Quasiperiodic structures in topology / S.P. Novikov --
Algebraic geometry associated with matrix models of two dimensional gravity / Edward Witten --
Algebraic geometry and K-theory. From Quillen metrics to Reidemeister metrics: some aspects of the Ray-Singer analytic torsion / Jean-Michel Bismut --
Cycle spaces and intersection theory / Eric M. Friedlander and Ofer Gabber --
Dynamical systems. Portrait of John Milnor by Susan Dooley, January 1993 --
Plates --
Bounds for Milnor numbers of intersections in holomorphic dynamical systems / V.I. Arnol'd --
Cubic polynomials: turning around the connectedness locus / Bodil Branner --
Descriptions of compact sets in C / Adrien Douady --
Local connectivity of Julia sets and bifurcation loci: three theorems of J.-C. Joccoz / J.H. Hubbard --
Milnor's attractors, persistent recurrence and renormalization / Mikhail Lyubich --
Linking the universalities of Milnor-Thurston, Feigenbaum and Ahlfors-Bers / Dennis Sullivan.
Responsibility: [edited by Lisa R. Goldberg and Anthony V. Phillips].

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