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The unity of mathematics : in honor of the ninetieth birthday of I.M. Gelfand

Author: I M Gelʹfand; P I Etingof; Vladimir Retakh; I M Singer
Publisher: Boston : Birkhäuser, ©2006.
Series: Progress in mathematics (Boston, Mass.), v. 244.
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A tribute to the vision and legacy of Israel Moiseevich Gelfand, the invited papers in this volume reflect the unity of mathematics as a whole, with particular emphasis on the many connections among the fields of geometry, physics, and representation theory. Written by leading mathematicians, the text is broadly divided into two sections: the first is devoted to developments at the intersection of geometry and  Read more...
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Unity of mathematics.
Boston : Birkhäuser, ©2006
(DLC) 2005935032
(OCoLC)62459856
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: I M Gelʹfand; P I Etingof; Vladimir Retakh; I M Singer
ISBN: 9780817644673 0817644679 0817640762 9780817640767
OCLC Number: 187159253
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 631 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: The Interaction between Geometry and Physics --
Uhlenbeck Spaces via Affine Lie Algebras --
New Questions Related to the Topological Degree --
Quantum Cobordisms and Formal Group Laws --
On the Foundations of Noncommutative Geometry --
Stable Distributions Supported on the Nilpotent Cone for the Group G 2 --
Infinite-Dimensional Vector Bundles in Algebraic Geometry --
Algebraic Lessons from the Theory of Quantum Integrable Models --
Affine Structures and Non-Archimedean Analytic Spaces --
Gelfand-Zeitlin Theory from the Perspective of Classical Mechanics. II --
Mirror Symmetry and Localizations --
Character Sheaves and Generalizations --
Symplectomorphism Groups and Quantum Cohomology --
Algebraic Structure of Yang-Mills Theory --
Seiberg-Witten Theory and Random Partitions --
Quantum Calabi-Yau and Classical Crystals --
Gelfand-Tsetlin Algebras, Expectations, Inverse Limits, Fourier Analysis.
Series Title: Progress in mathematics (Boston, Mass.), v. 244.
Responsibility: Pavel Etingof, Vladimir Retakh, I.M. Singer, editors.
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