Starting from a historical survey of the use of moments in probability and statistics, this title illustrates the continuing vitality of these methods in a variety of novel ...

The first title in a new series, this book explores topics from classical and quantum mechanics and field theory. The material is presented at a level between that of a ...

For over 70 years, the Bieberbach conjecture has intrigued the mathematical world. Many students of mathematics, who have had a first course in function theory, have tried ...

The book contains carefully written expository and research articles by leaders in the field, including a reprint of the original 1943 paper on C[* algebras by Gelfand and Neumark.

This volume contains 21 articles based on invited talks given at two international conferences held in France in 2001. Most of the papers are devoted to various problems of ...