Vieweg Advanced Lectures in Mathematics

Vieweg Advanced Lectures in Mathematics is a softcover series representing notes from advanced graduate courses on current topics of interest. Editors for the Advanced Lectures in Mathematics series are Martin Aigner, Gerd Fischer, Michael Grüter, Manfred Knebusch, Rudolf Scharlau, and Gisbert Wüstholz. The AMS is exclusive distributor in North America. Vieweg Verlag Publications are available worldwide from the AMS outside of Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and Japan. (ISSN 0932-7134)