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Oxford University Press
06 April 2017
Mathematics & Sciences; Differential & Riemannian geometry; Analytic topology
Over the last number of years powerful new methods in analysis and topology have led to the development of the modern global theory of symplectic topology, including several striking and important results. This new third edition of a classic book in the feild includes updates and new material to bring the material right up-to-date.
By:   Dusa McDuff (Professor of Mathematics Professor of Mathematics Columbia University), Dietmar Salamon (Professor of Mathematics, Professor of Mathematics, ETH Zurich)
Imprint:   Oxford University Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   3rd Revised edition
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 156mm,  Spine: 32mm
Weight:   1.044kg
ISBN:   9780198794905
ISBN 10:   0198794908
Series:   Oxford Graduate Texts in Mathematics
Pages:   632
Publication Date:   06 April 2017
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Primary
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
FOUNDATIONS; SYMPLECTIC MANIFOLDS; SYMPLECTOMORPHISMS; SYMPLECTIC INVARIANTS

Dusa McDuff was born in London, UK, in 1945. She studied Mathematics at the University of Edinburgh (B. Sc. (Hon) in 1967), at Cambridge University (Ph. D. in 1971, supervised by G.A. Reid), and also at Moscow University (1968-69 with I.M.Gelfand). After a postdoc in Cambridge, she lectured at the Universities of York and Warwick, before taking up a position in SUNY, Stony Brook, USA in 1978. She moved to Barnard College in 2008. Dietmar Salamon was born in Bremen, West Germany, in 1953. Studied Mathematics at the Universities of Hannover and Bremen from 1971 to 1978. PhD in Mathematics at the University of Bremen in 1982 under the supervision of Didi Hinrichsen. Postdoc positions at UW Madison and ETH Z urich from 1983 to 1986. Lecturer, Reader, and Professor at the University of Warwick from 1986 to 1998. Professor at ETH Zurich since 1998.

Reviews for Introduction to Symplectic Topology

Review from previous edition '...an authoritative and comprehensive reference...McDuff and Salamon have done an enormous service to the symplectic community: their book greatly enhances the accessibility of the subject to students and researchers alike.' Book Reviews, American Mathematical Society


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