Foliations on Surfaces / Edition 1

Foliations on Surfaces / Edition 1

by Igor Nikolaev
ISBN-10:
3540675248
ISBN-13:
9783540675242
Pub. Date:
01/12/2001
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg

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Foliations on Surfaces / Edition 1

This book presents a comprehensive, encyclopedic approach to the subject of foliations, one of the major concepts of modern geometry and topology. It addresses graduate students and researchers and serves as a reference book for experts in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783540675242
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 01/12/2001
Series: Ergebnisse der Mathematik und ihrer Grenzgebiete. 3. Folge / A Series of Modern Surveys in Mathematics , #41
Edition description: 2001
Pages: 450
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

0. Foliations on 2-Manifolds.- 1. Local Theory.- 2. Morse—Smale Foliations.- 3. Foliations Without Holonomy.- 4. Invariants of Foliations.- 5. Curves on Surfaces.- 6. Non-compact Surfaces.- 7. Ergodic Theory.- 8. Homeomorphisms of the Unit Circle.- 9. Diffeomorphisms of Surfaces.- 10. C*-Algebras.- 11. Quadratic Differentials.- 12. Flat Structures.- 13. Principal Curvature Lines.- 14. Differential Equations.- 15. Positive Differential 2—Forms.- 16. Control Theory.- 17. Riemann Surfaces.

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