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The scientific legacy of Poincaré / Éric Charpentier, Étienne Ghys, Annick Lesne, editors ; translated by Joshua Bowman
Alternate (uniform) Title Heritage scientifique de Poincare. English
Providence, R.I. : American Mathematical Society ; London : London Mathematical Society, c2010
book jacket
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Subject Poincaré, Henri, 1854-1912
Subject(s) Chaotic behavior in systems
Three-body problem
Mathematical physics
Physical Description xiii, 391 p. : ill. ; 27 cm
Note Originally published in French in 2006
Includes bibliographical references
Contents Poincaré and his disk / Étienne Ghys -- Differential equations with algebraic coefficients over arithmetic manifolds / Nicolas Bergeron -- Poincaré and analytic number theory / Emmanuel Kowalski -- The theory of limit cycles / Jean-Pierre Françoise -- Singular points of differential equations: on a theorem of Poincaré / Dominique Cerveau -- Periodic orbits of the three-body problem: early history, contributions of Hill and Poincaré, and some recent developments / Michael Nauenberg -- On the existence of closed geodesics / Nalini Anantharaman -- Poincaré's memoir for the prize of King Oscar II: celestial harmony entangled in homoclinic intersections / François Béguin -- Variations of Poincaré's recurrence theorem / Étienne Ghys -- Low-dimensional chaos and asymptotic time behavior in the mechanics of fluids / Guido Boffetta, Guglielmo Lacorata, and Angelo Vulpiani -- The concept of "residue" after Poincaré: cutting across all of mathematics / Alain Yger -- The proof of the Poincaré conjecture, according to Perelman / Laurent Bessières, Gérard Besson, and Michel Boileau -- Henri Poincaré and the partial differential equations of mathematical physics / Jean Mawhin -- Poincaré's Calculus of probabilities / Pierre Cartier -- Poincaré and geometric probability / Michel Mendès France -- Poincaré, the lie's third theorem / Pierre-Paul Grivel -- The Poincaré group / Michel Le Bellac -- Henri Poincaré as an applied mathematician / Yves Pomeau -- Henri Poincaré and his thoughts on the philosophy of science / Gerhard Heinzmann
Series History of mathematics ; v. 36
Alternate Author Charpentier, Éric
Ghys, E. (Etienne)
Lesne, Annick

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