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Book DetailsAmerican Mathematical Society Translations  Series 2Advances in the Mathematical SciencesVolume: 212; 2004MSC: Primary 00; Secondary 58;
This volume contains a selection of papers based on presentations given at the S. P. Novikov seminar held at the Steklov Mathematical Institute in Moscow. Topics and speakers were chosen by the wellknown expert, S. P. Novikov, one of the leading mathematicians of the twentieth century. His diverse interests are the tradition of the seminar and are reflected in the topics presented in the book.
The book begins with Novikov's paper analyzing the position of mathematics and theoretical physics at the beginning of the new millennium. Following is an interview with Novikov published in the Newsletter of the European Mathematical Society presenting the genesis of many of his ideas and his scientific school. The remaining articles address topics in geometry, topology, and mathematical physics. The volume is suitable for graduate students and researchers interested in the corresponding areas of mathematics and physics.ReadershipGraduate students and research mathematicians interested in mathematical physics, geometry, and topology.

Table of Contents

Cover

Frontispiece

Title page

Copyright page

Contents

Preface

The second half of the 20th century and its conclusion: Crisis in the physics and mathematics community in Russia and in the West

Interview with Sergey P. Novikov

The 𝑤function of the KdV hierarchy

On the zeta functions of a meromorphic germ in two variables

On almost duality for Frobenius manifolds

Finitely presented semigroups in knot theory. Oriented case

Topological robotics: Subspace arrangements and collision free motion planning

The initialboundary value problem on the interval for the nonlinear Schrödinger equation. The algebrogeometric approach. I

On odd Laplace operators. II

From 2D Toda hierarchy to conformal maps for domains of the Riemann sphere

Integrable chains on algebraic curves

Fifteen years of KAM for PDE

Graded filiform Lie algebras and symplectic nilmanifolds

Adiabatic limit in the Seiberg–Witten equations

Affine Krichever–Novikov algebras, their representations and applications

Tame integrals of motion and ominimal structures

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This volume contains a selection of papers based on presentations given at the S. P. Novikov seminar held at the Steklov Mathematical Institute in Moscow. Topics and speakers were chosen by the wellknown expert, S. P. Novikov, one of the leading mathematicians of the twentieth century. His diverse interests are the tradition of the seminar and are reflected in the topics presented in the book.
The book begins with Novikov's paper analyzing the position of mathematics and theoretical physics at the beginning of the new millennium. Following is an interview with Novikov published in the Newsletter of the European Mathematical Society presenting the genesis of many of his ideas and his scientific school. The remaining articles address topics in geometry, topology, and mathematical physics. The volume is suitable for graduate students and researchers interested in the corresponding areas of mathematics and physics.
Graduate students and research mathematicians interested in mathematical physics, geometry, and topology.

Cover

Frontispiece

Title page

Copyright page

Contents

Preface

The second half of the 20th century and its conclusion: Crisis in the physics and mathematics community in Russia and in the West

Interview with Sergey P. Novikov

The 𝑤function of the KdV hierarchy

On the zeta functions of a meromorphic germ in two variables

On almost duality for Frobenius manifolds

Finitely presented semigroups in knot theory. Oriented case

Topological robotics: Subspace arrangements and collision free motion planning

The initialboundary value problem on the interval for the nonlinear Schrödinger equation. The algebrogeometric approach. I

On odd Laplace operators. II

From 2D Toda hierarchy to conformal maps for domains of the Riemann sphere

Integrable chains on algebraic curves

Fifteen years of KAM for PDE

Graded filiform Lie algebras and symplectic nilmanifolds

Adiabatic limit in the Seiberg–Witten equations

Affine Krichever–Novikov algebras, their representations and applications

Tame integrals of motion and ominimal structures

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