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Computer Algebraic Tools for Applications of Catastrophe Theory

  • F. J. Wright
  • R. G. Cowell
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Synergetics book series (SSSYN, volume 37)

Abstract

We propose a “model-mapping” approach to the understanding of smooth local structure. Describing such structure using catastrophe theoretic models of gradient systems leads to algebraic problems, which we sketch and indicate how computers can help to solve.

Keywords

Normal Form Principal Curvature Reduction Algorithm Jacobian Ideal Catastrophe Theory 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. J. Wright
    • 1
  • R. G. Cowell
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Mathematical Sciences, Queen Mary CollegeUniversity of LondonLondonUK

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