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Singularities of Caustics and Wave Fronts

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Part of the book series: Mathematics and its Applications (MASS, volume 62)

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Table of contents (8 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii
  2. Symplectic geometry

    • V. I. Arnold
    Pages 1-20
  3. Contact geometry

    • V. I. Arnold
    Pages 43-60
  4. Lagrangian and Legendre topology

    • V. I. Arnold
    Pages 87-121
  5. Obstacle problem

    • V. I. Arnold
    Pages 155-218
  6. Back Matter

    Pages 241-259

Keywords

  • bifurcation
  • geometry
  • hyperbolic system
  • integral
  • invariant
  • manifold
  • plane
  • singularity
  • topology
  • vector field

Reviews

`Anyone who is interested in the mathematics of geometric optics, singularities bifurcation theory or just in applications of global analysis may find this as one of the few `must have' books.'
Mathematics, 734 (1991)

Authors and Affiliations

  • Steklov Institute, Moscow, U.S.S.R.

    V. I. Arnold

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