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CONTENTS
Section 3 Generalized Finsler Metrics
0. Preface .............................................................. 157
1. M. Anastasiei:
Certain generalizations of Finsler metrics ............................. 161
2. M. Anastasiei:
A historical remark on the connections of Chern and Rund ........... 171
3. L. Kozma:
On Landsberg spaces and holonomy of Finsler manifolds ............. 177
4. R. Miron:
Some problems in the geometries of Finsler type ...................... 187
Section 4 Applications to Biology, Engineering, and Physics
0. Preface .............................................................. 199
1. P. Antonelli, M. Matsumoto and T. Zastawniak:
On y-Berwald spaces of dimension two and
associated heterochronic systems with Finslerian noise ................ 203
2. R. lngarden:
On physical applications of Finsler geometry ......................... 213
Section 5 Applications to Control Theory
0. Preface .............................................................. 227
1. R. Gardner and G. Wilkens:
A pseudo-group isomorphism between
control systems and certain generalized Finsler structures ............. 231
2. G. Wilkens:
Finsler geometry in low dimensional control theory ................... 245
Section 6 Applications to Relativistic Field Theory
0. Preface .............................................................. 261
1. R. Beil:
Finsler geometry and a unified field theory ........................... 265
2. H. Brandt:
Finslerian spacetime ................................................. 273
3. S. Rutz:
Symmetry in Finsler spaces .......................................... 289
4.
J.
Vargas and D. Torr:
Elementary geometries underlying the theory of
Euclidean connections on Finsler metrics of Lorentzian signature ..... 301
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