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Book DetailsAmerican Mathematical Society Translations  Series 2Advances in the Mathematical SciencesVolume: 224; 2008; 284 ppMSC: Primary 00;
This volume contains a selection of papers based on presentations given in 2006–2007 at the S. P. Novikov Seminar at the Steklov Mathematical Institute in Moscow. Novikov's diverse interests are reflected in the topics presented in the book. The 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 geometry, topology, and mathematical physics.

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Title page

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Contents

Preface

Hurwitz numbers for regular coverings of surfaces by seamed surfaces and CardyFrobenius algebras of finite groups

Equivariant complex structures on homogeneous spaces and their cobordism classes

On universality of critical behaviour in Hamiltonian PDEs

On the geometry of ∨systems

Spectral conservation laws for periodic nonlinear equations of the Melnikov type

An equivariant version of the monodromy zeta function

Symplectic 𝐴_{∞}algebras and string topology operations

Differential forms and odd symplectic geometry

Abelian solutions of the KP equation

Deformations of the Whitham systems in the almost linear case

Frobenius manifolds as a special class of submanifolds in pseudoEuclidean spaces

Integrability of the GibbonsTsarev system

2D Toda chain and associated commutator identity

On certain current algebras related to finitezone integration

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This volume contains a selection of papers based on presentations given in 2006–2007 at the S. P. Novikov Seminar at the Steklov Mathematical Institute in Moscow. Novikov's diverse interests are reflected in the topics presented in the book. The 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 geometry, topology, and mathematical physics.

Cover

Title page

Copyright page

Contents

Preface

Hurwitz numbers for regular coverings of surfaces by seamed surfaces and CardyFrobenius algebras of finite groups

Equivariant complex structures on homogeneous spaces and their cobordism classes

On universality of critical behaviour in Hamiltonian PDEs

On the geometry of ∨systems

Spectral conservation laws for periodic nonlinear equations of the Melnikov type

An equivariant version of the monodromy zeta function

Symplectic 𝐴_{∞}algebras and string topology operations

Differential forms and odd symplectic geometry

Abelian solutions of the KP equation

Deformations of the Whitham systems in the almost linear case

Frobenius manifolds as a special class of submanifolds in pseudoEuclidean spaces

Integrability of the GibbonsTsarev system

2D Toda chain and associated commutator identity

On certain current algebras related to finitezone integration

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