| N.I. Akhiezer - Mathematics - 1988 - 280 pages
An authoritative text on the calculus of variations for first-year graduate students. From a study of the simplest problem it goes on to cover Lagrangian derivatives, Jacobi’s ... | |
| U. Brechteken-Mandersch - Mathematics - 1991 - 208 pages
This text provides a clear, concise introduction to the calculus of variations. The introductory chapter provides a general sense of the subject through a discussion of several ... | |
| Marston Morse - Mathematics - 1934 - 368 pages
Morse theory is a study of deep connections between analysis and topology. In its classical form, it provides a relationship between the critical points of certain smooth ... | |
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