The Breadth of Symplectic and Poisson Geometry: Festschrift in Honor of Alan Weinstein (Google eBook)

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Springer Science & Business Media, Jul 3, 2007 - Differential Geometry - 677 pages
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One of the world’s foremost geometers, Alan Weinstein has made deep contributions to symplectic and differential geometry, Lie theory, mechanics, and related fields. Written in his honor, the invited papers in this volume reflect the active and vibrant research in these areas and are a tribute to Weinstein’s ongoing influence. The well-recognized contributors to this text cover a broad range of topics: Induction and reduction for systems with symmetry, symplectic geometry and topology, geometric quantization, the Weinstein Conjecture, Poisson algebra and geometry, Dirac structures, deformations for Lie group actions, Kähler geometry of moduli spaces, theory and applications of Lagrangian and Hamiltonian mechanics and dynamics, symplectic and Poisson groupoids, and quantum representations.
  

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Page xix - Proceedings of the 1983 Beijing Symposium on Differential Geometry and Differential Equations, Science Press, Beijing, 1986, 261-289.

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Marsden, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena.

Ratiu, University of California, Santa Cruz.

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