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Equivalence, invariants and symmetry

Author: Peter J Olver
Publisher: Cambridge : Univ. Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Digitally pr. version 2008, [Nachdr.]View all editions and formats
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This book presents an innovative synthesis of methods used to study problems of equivalence and symmetry which arise in a variety of mathematical fields and physical applications. It will be a  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter J Olver
ISBN: 9780521101042 0521101042 9780521478113 0521478111
OCLC Number: 699712792
Description: XVI, 525 Seiten ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Geometric foundations; 2. Lie groups; 3. Representation theory; 4. Jets and contact transformations; 5. Differential invariants; 6. Symmetries of differential equations; 7. Symmetries of variational problems; 8. Equivalence of coframes; 9. Formulation of equivalence problems; 10. Cartan's equivalence method; 11. Involution; 12. Prolongation of equivalence problems; 13. Differential systems; 14. Frobenius' theorem; 15. The Cartan-Kahler existence theorem.
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